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O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. April 15, 2013.
This news article highlights patient safety improvement strategies covered in the AHRQ Making Health Care Safer II report.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
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.
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.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
Safer Hospital Care: Strategies for Continuous Innovation.
Raheja D. New York, NY: Productivity Press; 2011. ISBN: 9781439821022.
Impact of a statewide intensive care unit quality improvement initiative on hospital mortality and length of stay: retrospective comparative analysis.
Lipitz-Snyderman A, Steinwachs D, Needham DM, Colantuoni E, Morlock LL, Pronovost PJ. BMJ. 2011;342:d219.
The Patient Safety Initiative at America’s Public Hospitals: The Year One Overview.
Research Brief. Washington, DC: National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems; January 2011.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2010.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2010.
Responsibility for quality improvement and patient safety: hospital board and medical staff leadership challenges.
Goeschel CA, Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. Chest. 2010;138:171-178.
Announcing 2009 Leapfrog top hospitals.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; December 4, 2009.
Assessing hospital safety on nights and weekends: the SWAN tool.
Shulkin DJ. J Patient Saf. 2009;5:75-78.
BOOSTing Care Transitions Resource Room.
Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions), Society of Hospital Medicine.
Hospitals boost patients' power as advisers.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. August 8, 2007:D1.
Identifying patient safety problems during team rounds: an ethnographic study.
Lamba AR, Linn K, Fletcher KE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:667-669.
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.
The Francis Report: One Year On.
Thorlby R, Smith J, Williams S, Dayan M. London, UK: Nuffield Trust; February 2014.
Patient Safety Collaboration.
National Quality Forum.
Serious hazards of transfusion (SHOT) haemovigilance and progress is improving transfusion safety.
Bolton-Maggs PH, Cohen H. Br J Haematol. 2013;163:303-314.
Engineering a fail-safe health system.
Sloane T. Hosp Health Networks. October 2013;87:34-38.
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.
Project BOOST: effectiveness of a multihospital effort to reduce rehospitalization.
Hansen LO, Greenwald JL, Budnitz T, et al. J Hosp Med. 2013;8;421-427.
A perinatal care quality and safety initiative: are there financial rewards for improved quality?
Kozhimannil KB, Sommerness SA, Rauk P, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:339-348.
Documenting quality improvement and patient safety efforts: the quality portfolio. A statement from the Academic Hospitalist Taskforce.
Taylor BB, Parekh V, Estrada CA, Schleyer A, Sharpe B. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29:214-218.
Setting quality and safety priorities in a target-rich environment: an academic medical center's challenge.
Mort EA, Demehin AA, Marple KB, McCullough KY, Meyer GS. Acad Med. 2013;88:1099-1104.
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