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Foulk KC, Tocydlowski P, Snow TM, et al. Nursing. 2012;42:14-16.
Foulk KC ; Tocydlowski P ; Snow TM; et al. Infusing fun into quality and safety initiatives. Nursing. 2012; 42: 14-16
Nursing staff introduced a hand hygiene–themed game, jingle, and music video to improve hand hygiene compliance on their unit.
Why hospitals want patients to ask doctors, 'Have you washed your hands?'
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 30, 2013.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Oral medications inadvertently given via the intravenous route.
Shah-Mohammadi AR, Gaunt MJ. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2013;10:85-91.
Five Years of Quality: Working Together to Improve Care.
Tallahassee, FL: Florida Hospital Association; August 2013.
Does health care role and experience influence perception of safety culture related to preventing infections?
Braun BI, Harris AD, Richards CL, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41:638-641.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
Preventing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections: a Global Challenge, a Global Perspective.
The Joint Commission. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; May 2012.
A performance improvement plan to increase nurse adherence to use of medication safety software.
Gavriloff C. J Pediatr Nurs. 2012;27:375-382.
Implementing patient safety interventions in your hospital: what to try and what to avoid.
Ranji SR, Shojania KG. Med Clin North Am. 2008;92:275-293.
Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2014.
Banning the handshake from the health care setting.
Sklansky M, Nadkarni N, Ramirez-Avila L. JAMA. 2014;311:2477-2478.
Impact of interventions designed to reduce medication administration errors in hospitals: a systematic review.
Keers RN, Williams SD, Cooke J, Walsh T, Ashcroft DM. Drug Saf. 2014;37:317-332.
Status of the implementation of the World Health Organization multimodal hand hygiene strategy in United States of America health care facilities.
Allegranzi B, Conway L, Larson E, Pittet D. Am J Infect Control. 2014;42:224-230.
Healthcare-associated infections: a national patient safety problem and the coordinated response.
Jeeva RR, Wright D. Med Care. 2014;52(2 suppl 1):S4-S8.
Engineering a fail-safe health system.
Sloane T. Hosp Health Networks. October 2013;87:34-38.
When diagnostic testing leads to harm: a new outcomes-based approach for laboratory medicine.
Epner PL, Gans JE, Graber ML. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(supp 2):6-10.
Impact of a national multimodal intervention to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infection in the ICU: the Spanish experience.
Palomar M, Alvarez-Lerma F, Riera A, et al. Crit Care Med. 2013;41:2364-2372.
Top 10 ways to improve patient safety now.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. April 15, 2013.
In-facility delirium programs as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Reston JT, Schoelles KM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):375-380.
Preventing in-facility pressure ulcers as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Sullivan N, Schoelles KM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):410-416.
As she lay dying: how I fought to stop medical errors from killing my mom.
Welch JR. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012;31:2817-2820.
Moving beyond readmission penalties: creating an ideal process to improve transitional care.
Burke RE, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Schnipper JL. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:102-109.
Improving America's Hospitals—The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
Improving patient safety using the sterile cockpit principle during medication administration: a collaborative, unit-based project.
Fore AM, Sculli GL, Albee D, Neily J. J Nurs Manag. 2013;21:106-111.
Adoption of National Quality Forum safe practices by magnet hospitals.
Jayawardhana J, Welton JM, Lindrooth R. J Nurs Adm. 2011;41:350-356.
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