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Dean J, Clarkson J, eds. Future Hosp J. 2018;5:145-187.
The systems approach has long been heralded as a key element to safe patient care. Articles in this special issue explore techniques to engage clinicians and leadership in supporting a systems engineering philosophy to optimize safety improvement efforts.
Patient Safety Certificate Program.
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. June 3-7, 2019; Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Baltimore, MD.
Behavioral Health—Strategic Facility Design Innovations That Improve Treatment Outcomes, Safety and the Bottom Line Workshop.
The Center for Health Design. May 15, 2019, Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, CA.
Team-based Approaches to the Diagnostic Process.
Washington Patient Safety Coalition. WPSC Lunchtime Webinar Series. April 24, 2019; 2:00 PM (Eastern).
When a nurse is prosecuted for a fatal medical mistake, does it make medicine safer?
Gordon M. Health Shots. National Public Radio. April 10, 2019.
Systems engineering and human factors support of a system of novel EHR-integrated tools to prevent harm in the hospital.
Dalal AK, Fuller T, Garabedian P, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019 Mar 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Will human factors restore faith in the GMC?
Morgan L, Benson D, McCulloch P. BMJ. 2019;364:l1037.
Your attention please... designing effective warnings.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 28, 2019;24.
Reclaiming the systems approach to paediatric safety.
Cheung R, Roland D, Lachman P. Arch Dis Child. 2019 Feb 23; [Epub ahead of print].
Exploring leadership within a systems approach to reduce health care–associated infections: a scoping review of one work system model.
Knobloch MJ, Thomas KV, Musuuza J, Safdar N. Am J Infect Control. 2019 Feb 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Pursuing patient safety at the intersection of design, systems engineering, and health care delivery research: an ongoing assessment.
Henriksen K, Rodrick D, Grace EN, Shofer M, Brady PJ. J Patient Saf. 2019 Feb 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Exploring the human factors of prescribing errors in paediatric intensive care units.
Sutherland A, Ashcroft DM, Phipps DL. Arch Dis Child. 2019 Feb 8; [Epub ahead of print].
A decade of health information technology usability challenges and the path forward.
Ratwani RM, Reider J, Singh H. JAMA. 2019;321:743-744.
Building Systems Citizenship in Health Professions Education: The Continued Call for Health Systems Science Curricula
Jed D. Gonzalo, MD, MSc, and Mamta K. Singh, MD, MSc
Pro/con debate: color-coded medication labels.
Janik LS, Vender JS Grissinger M, Litman RS. APSF Newsletter. February 2019;33:72-75.
Medication safety in emergency medical services: approaching an evidence-based method of verification to reduce errors.
Misasi P, Keebler JR. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2019;10:1–14.
The Swiss Cheese Conference: integrating and aligning quality improvement education with hospital patient safety initiatives.
Durstenfeld MS, Statman S, Dikman A, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Jan 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Engineering a foundation for partnership to improve medication safety during care transitions.
Xiao Y, Abebe E, Gurses AP. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2019;24:30–36.
Impact of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Safety Program for Perinatal Care.
Kahwati LC, Sorensen AV, Teixeira-Poit S, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Safety enhancements every hospital must consider in wake of another tragic neuromuscular blocker event.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 17, 2019;24.
Utilizing a Systems and Design Thinking Approach for Improving Well-Being Within Health Professional Education and Health Care.
Kreitzer MJ, Carter K, Coffey DS, et al. NAM Perspectives. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine; 2019.
Human Factors Engineering
People, systems and safety: resilience and excellence in healthcare practice.
Smith AF, Plunkett E. Anaesthesia. 2019;74:508-517.
Usability testing of a mobile app to report medication errors anonymously: mixed-methods approach.
George D, Hassali MA, Hss AS. JMIR Hum Factors. 2018;5:e12232.
Systems Approaches to Improve Patient Care by Supporting Clinician Well-Being.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine.
Improving patient safety in developing countries—moving towards an integrated approach.
Elmontsri M, Banarsee R, Majeed A. JRSM Open. 2018;9:2054270418786112.
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