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Nathan AT, Kaplan HC. Semin Perinatol. 2017 May 25; [Epub ahead of print].
Nathan AT ; Kaplan HC.Tools and methods for quality improvement and patient safety in perinatal care. Semin Perinatol. 2017 May 25; [Epub ahead of print]
Quality improvement methods are crucial to implement lasting change. This commentary reviews frameworks and tools such as fishbone diagrams, checklists, and process maps that organizations can utilize to improve safety in perinatal care.
International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare: Asia.
British Medical Journal, Institute for Healthcare Improvement. August 24–26, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Death due to pharmacy compounding error reinforces need for safety focus.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 15, 2017;22:1-4.
Evaluating serial strategies for preventing wrong-patient orders in the NICU.
Adelman JS, Aschner JL, Schechter CB, et al. Pediatrics. 2017;139:e20162863.
Clinical perspective: creating an effective practice peer review process—a primer.
Gandhi M, Louis FS, Wilson SH, Clark SL. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;216:244-249.
Leveraging the Partnership for Patients' initiative to improve patient safety and quality within the Military Health System.
King HB, Kesling K, Birk C, et al. Mil Med. 2017;182:e1612-e1619.
Primary care collaboration to improve diagnosis and screening for colorectal cancer.
Schiff GD, Bearden T, Hunt LS, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:338–350.
An improvement approach to integrate teaching teams in the reporting of safety events.
Dunbar AE III, Cupit M, Vath RJ, et al. Pediatrics. 2017;139:e20153807.
Measuring harm and informing quality improvement in the Welsh NHS: the longitudinal Welsh national adverse events study.
Mayor S, Baines E, Vincent C, et al. Health Services and Delivery Research. Southampton, UK: NIHR Journals Library; 2017.
Tell me how pleased you are with your workplace, and I will tell you how often you wash your hands.
Sholomovich L, Magnezi R. Am J Infect Control. 2017;45:677-681.
Key principles in quality and safety in radiology.
Abujudeh H, Kaewlai R, Shaqdan K, Bruno MA. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017;208:W101-W109.
What we know about designing an effective improvement intervention (but too often fail to put into practice).
Marshall M, de Silva D, Cruickshank L, Shand J, Wei L, Anderson J. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:578-582.
Radiology research in quality and safety: current trends and future needs.
Zygmont ME, Itri JN, Rosenkrantz AB, et al. Acad Radiol. 2017;24:263-272.
In Conversation With… Derek Feeley
Improving Diagnostic Accuracy Project 2016–2017.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; October 2016.
Pediatric Quality and Safety.
Brilli RJ, McClead RE Jr, eds. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer. ISSN: 2472-0054.
Core principles of quality improvement and patient safety.
Bartman T, McClead RE. Pediatr Rev. 2016;37:407-417.
Fostering transparency in outcomes, quality, safety, and costs.
Austin JM, McGlynn EA, Pronovost PJ. JAMA. 2016;316:1661-1662.
Patient safety improvement interventions in children's surgery: a systematic review.
Macdonald AL, Sevdalis N. J Pediatr Surg. 2017;52:504-511.
Partnership for Patients (PfP) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0 Final Report.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association and Health Research & Educational Trust; September 2016.
A model for the departmental quality management infrastructure within an academic health system.
Mathews SC, Demski R, Hooper JE, et al. Acad Med. 2016 Sep 6; [Epub ahead of print].
The problem with the '5 whys.'
Card AJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Sep 2; [Epub ahead of print].
Designing and Delivering Whole-Person Transitional Care: Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions.
Boutwell A, Bourgoin A , Maxwell J, DeAngelis K, Genetti S, Savuto M, Snow J. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2016. AHRQ Publication No.16-0047-EF.
Three simple rules to improve medication safety.
Barba V. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:171-172.
Annotated bibliography: understanding ambulatory care practices in the context of patient safety and quality improvement.
Montano MF, Mehdi H, Nash DB. Am J Med Qual. 2016;31(suppl 2):29S-43S.
The next wave of hospital innovation to make patients safer.
Ghaferi AA, Myers C, Sutcliffe KM, Pronovost PJ. Harv Bus Rev. July/August 2016;94.
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