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Federico F. Healthc Exec. May/June 2013;28:82-85.
This article discusses how executives can improve medical device safety by engaging staff in purchasing decisions, implementing safeguards, and responding to adverse events.
Project BOOST implementation: lessons learned.
Williams MV, Li J, Hansen LO, et al. South Med J. 2014;107:455-465.
Medication event huddles: a tool for reducing adverse drug events.
Morvay S, Lewe D, Stewart B, Catt C, McClead RE Jr, Brilli RJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:39-45.
Sign-out snapshot: cross-sectional evaluation of written sign-outs among specialties.
Schoenfeld AR, Salim Al-Damluji M, Horwitz LI. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:66-72.
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.
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.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
The evolving literature on safety WalkRounds: emerging themes and practical messages.
Singer SJ, Tucker AL. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:789-800.
Identifying patient safety problems during team rounds: an ethnographic study.
Lamba AR, Linn K, Fletcher KE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:667-669.
Yurkiewicz I. Aeon Magazine. January 29, 2014.
Engineering a fail-safe health system.
Sloane T. Hosp Health Networks. October 2013;87:34-38.
System-related factors contributing to diagnostic errors.
Thammasitboon S, Thammasitboon S, Singhal G. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2013;43:242-247.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
An exploratory study of knowledge brokering in hospital settings: facilitating knowledge sharing and learning for patient safety?
Waring J, Currie G, Crompton A, Bishop S. Soc Sci Med. 2013;98:79-86.
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.
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.
Journal of Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Second Edition.
Heilman J, ed. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico; May 2013.
A framework for patient safety: a defense nuclear industry-based high-reliability model.
Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Williams L, Fitzpatrick M, Lubarsky DA, Menna JD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:233-240.
Top 10 ways to improve patient safety now.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. April 15, 2013.
Hospital-initiated transitional care interventions as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Rennke S, Nguyen OK, Shoeb MH, Magan Y, Wachter RM, Ranji SR. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):433-440.
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.
Identifying hospital organizational strategies to reduce readmissions.
Ahmad FS, Metlay JP, Barg FK, Henderson RR, Werner RM. Am J Med Qual. 2013;28:278-285.
Behind one hospital's fight against deadly infection.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 5, 2012;D1.
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