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Joseph A, Quan X, Taylor E, Jelen M. Concord, CA: Center for Health Design; 2012.
This report discusses patient safety issues to consider when designing health care facilities and includes methods to incorporate these concerns into the design process.
Behavioral Health—Strategic Facility Design Innovations That Improve Treatment Outcomes, Safety and the Bottom Line Workshop.
The Center for Health Design. September 27, 2018; Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD.
Changing our culture: adopting the military aviation safety system.
Kerber CW. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014;6:332-341
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities.
Dallas, TX: Facilities Guidelines Institute; 2014.
Physical environments that promote safe medication use.
Grissinger M. P T. 2012;37:377-378.
Medication errors: a year in review.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Pharmacy Practice News. October 2011:7-14.
Effect of a hospital-wide measure on the readmissions reduction program.
Zuckerman RB, Joynt Maddox KE, Sheingold SH, Chen LM, Epstein AM. N Engl J Med. 2017;377:1551-1558.
Patient Safety 101
Aviation tools to improve patient safety.
Ross J. J Perianesth Nurs. 2014;29:508-510.
How to design hospitals with safety in mind.
Eagle A. Hosp Health Netw. October 14, 2014.
In redesigned room, hospital patients may feel better already.
Kimmelman M. New York Times. August 21, 2014.
Understanding the Role of Facility Design in the Acquisition and Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Hamilton DK, Stichler JF, eds. Health Environments Res Design J. 2013;7(suppl):1-154.
Around the Patient Bed: Human Factors and Safety in Health Care.
Donchin Y, Gopher D, eds. New York, NY: CRC Press; 2013. ISBN: 9781466573628.
The pursuit of better diagnostic performance: a human factors perspective.
Henriksen K, Brady J. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(supp 2):1-5.
Important change to heparin container labels to clearly state the total drug strength.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; December 6, 2012.
The best medicine for fixing the modern hospital.
Mitchell R. Kaiser Health News and Fast Company. November 26, 2012.
Designing for distractions: a human factors approach to decreasing interruptions at a centralised medication station.
Colligan L, Guerlain S, Steck SE, Hoke TR. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:939-947.
A multiple-drawer medication layout problem in automated dispensing cabinets.
Pazour JA, Meller RD. Health Care Manag Sci. 2012;15:339-354.
Quest for the ideal: a redesign of the medication use system.
Dang D, Feroli ER, Gill C, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2007;22:11-17.
Preventing medication errors in hospitals through a systems approach and technological innovation: a prescription for 2010.
Crane J, Crane FG. Hosp Top. Fall 2006;84:3-8.
Ounce of prevention: to reduce errors, hospitals prescribe innovative designs.
Naik G. The Wall Street Journal. May 8, 2006:A1.
The safety stand-down: a technique for improving and sustaining hand hygiene compliance among health care personnel.
Cunningham D, Brilli RJ, McClead RE Jr, Davis JT. J Patient Saf. 2018;14:107-111.
'Broken hospital windows': debating the theory of spreading disorder and its application to healthcare organizations.
Churruca K, Ellis LA, Braithwaite J. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018;18:201.
Latex: a lingering and lurking safety risk.
Liberatore K. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2018 March;15.
Disposal of paper records containing personal information in hospitals.
Ramjist JK, Coburn N, Urbach DR, et al. JAMA. 2018;319:1162-1163.
Improving medication-related clinical decision support.
Tolley CL, Slight SP, Husband AK, Watson N, Bates DW. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:239-246.
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