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SIDM Patient Engagement Committee, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. March 2014.
Patient engagement has been promoted as a strategy to enhance safety in health care. This toolkit helps patients organize information about their medical history, current concerns, symptoms, and medications to prepare them for medical appointments.
Medical misdiagnoses put pressure on patients to stay engaged.
Innes S. Arizona Daily Star. September 12, 2016.
Allocation of physician time in ambulatory practice: a time and motion study in four specialties.
Sinsky C, Colligan L, Li L, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Sep 6; [Epub ahead of print].
In support of the medical apology: the nonlegal arguments.
Heaton HA, Campbell RL, Thompson KM, Sadosty AT. J Emerg Med. 2016 Sep 6; [Epub ahead of print].
Physician understanding and ability to communicate harms and benefits of common medical treatments.
Krouss M, Croft L, Morgan DJ. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176:1565-1567.
Patient and family empowerment as agents of ambulatory care safety and quality.
Roter DL, Wolff J, Wu A, Hannawa AF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Aug 24; [Epub ahead of print].
Patients' perception of types of errors in palliative care—results from a qualitative interview study.
Kiesewetter I, Schulz C, Bausewein C, Fountain R, Schmitz A. BMC Palliat Care. 2016;15:75.
Patient participation in patient safety still missing: patient safety experts' views.
Sahlström M, Partanen P, Rathert C, Turunen H. Int J Nurs Pract. 2016;22:461-469.
Lost in translation: impact of language barriers on children's healthcare.
Goenka PK. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016;28:659-666.
A piece of my mind. How many have you done?
Reisman A. JAMA. 2016;316:491.
A piece of my mind. Changing the narrative.
Allen-Dicker J. JAMA. 2016;316:275-276.
Determinants of patient–oncologist prognostic discordance in advanced cancer.
Gramling R, Fiscella K, Xing G, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jul 14; [Epub ahead of print].
Using an inpatient portal to engage families in pediatric hospital care.
Kelly MM, Hoonakker PL, Dean SM. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Jun 14; [Epub ahead of print].
Partial codes—when "less" may not be "more."
Rousseau P. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176:1057-1058.
The impact of implementation of family-initiated escalation of care for the deteriorating patient in hospital: a systematic review.
Gill FJ, Leslie GD, Marshall AP. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2016;13:303-313.
An innovative approach to the surgical time out: a patient-focused model.
Kozusko SD, Elkwood L, Gaynor D, Chagares SA. AORN J. 2016;103:617-622.
When less is better, but physicians are afraid not to intervene.
Esserman L. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176:888-889.
When doctors share visit notes with patients: a study of patient and doctor perceptions of documentation errors, safety opportunities and the patient–doctor relationship.
Bell SK, Mejilla R, Anselmo M, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 May 18; [Epub ahead of print].
The Ask Me to Explain campaign: a 90-day intervention to promote patient and family involvement in care in a pediatric emergency department.
Tothy AS, Limper HM, Driscoll J, Bittick N, Howell MD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:281-286.
Patient and Family Engagement in Primary Care: Case Studies.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2016. AHRQ Publication No. 16-0035-2-EF.
When a surgeon should just say 'I'm sorry'.
Cohen E. CNN. March 24, 2016.
From tokenism to empowerment: progressing patient and public involvement in healthcare improvement.
Ocloo J, Matthews R. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:626-632.
When There's Harm in the Hospital: Can Transparency Replace "Deny and Defend"?
National Health Policy Forum. Washington, DC: George Washington University. March 11, 2016.
Patient, physician, medical assistant, and office visit factors associated with medication list agreement.
Reedy AB, Yeh JY, Nowacki AS, Hickner J. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:18-24.
Improving doctor–patient communication in a digital world.
Lakshmanan I. The Diane Rehm Show. February 9, 2016.
Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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