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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.
Atlantic Health Quality and Patient Safety Learning Exchange.
Canadian Patient Safety Institute. October 8–9, 2019; Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.
Partnering with families and patient advocates: another line of defense in adverse event surveillance.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 1, 2019;24.
Influence of doctor–patient conversations on behaviours of patients presenting to primary care with new or persistent symptoms: a video observation study.
Amelung D, Whitaker KL, Lennard D, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Jul 20; [Epub ahead of print].
Pediatric clinician perspectives on communicating diagnostic uncertainty.
Meyer AND, Giardina TD, Khanna A, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2019 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print].
How to better prevent medical mistakes for you and your family.
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Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice.
Boston Children's Hospital.
An opportunity to engage obstetrics and gynecology patients through shared visit notes.
Herlihy M, Harcourt K, Fossa A, Folcarelli P, Golen T, Bell SK. Obstet Gynecol. 2019;134:128-137.
Patients managing medications and reading their visit notes: a survey of OpenNotes participants.
DesRoches CM, Bell SK, Dong Z, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2019;171:69-71.
Why are patients not more involved in their own safety? A questionnaire-based survey in a multi-ethnic North London hospital population.
Yoong W, Assassi Z, Ahmedani I, et al. Postgrad Med J. 2019;95:266-270.
Patients' conceptualizations of responsibility for healthcare: a typology for understanding differing attributions in the context of patient safety.
Heavey E, Waring J, De Brún A, Dawson P, Scott J. J Health Soc Behav. 2019;60:188-203.
Communication and Resolution After an Adverse Health Care Incident.
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'I think this medicine actually killed my wife': patient and family perspectives on shared decision-making to optimize medications and safety.
Mangin D, Risdon C, Lamarche L, et al. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2019;10:1-12.
Patients as diagnostic collaborators: sharing visit notes to promote accuracy and safety.
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Engaging patients and informal caregivers to improve safety and facilitate person- and family-centered care during transitions from hospital to home—a qualitative descriptive study.
Backman C, Cho-Young D. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2019;13:617-626.
Can patients contribute to safer care in meetings with healthcare professionals? A cross-sectional survey of patient perceptions and beliefs.
Ericsson C, Skagerström J, Schildmeijer K, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28:657-666.
The Canadian Quality and Patient Safety Framework for Health and Social Services.
Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Health Standards Organization.
In Conversation With… … Jennifer Schulz Moore, LLB, MA, PhD
In Conversation With… Timothy B. McDonald, MD, JD
Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review.
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Capturing patients' perspectives on medication safety: the development of a patient-centered medication safety framework.
Giles SJ, Lewis PJ, Phipps DL, Mann F, Avery AJ, Ashcroft DM. J Patient Saf. 2019 Mar 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Missed opportunities for diagnosing brain tumours in primary care: a qualitative study of patient experiences.
Walter FM, Penfold C, Joannides A, et al. Br J Gen Pract. 2019;69:e224-e235.
Implementation and evaluation of a laboratory safety process improvement toolkit.
Kwan BM, Fernald D, Ferrarone P, et al. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019;32:136-145.
Saving without compromising: teaching trainees to safely provide high value care.
Judson TJ, Press MJ, Detsky AS. Healthc (Amst.). 2019;7:4-6.
Your attention please... designing effective warnings.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 28, 2019;24.
Usability and feasibility of consumer-facing technology to reduce unsafe medication use by older adults.
Holden RJ, Campbell NL, Abebe E, et al; Brain Health Patient Safety Laboratory. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019 Feb 26; [Epub ahead of print].
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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