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Ford EW, Short JC. Health Care Manage Rev. 2008;33:13-20.
Ford EW ; Short JC. The impact of health system membership on patient safety initiatives. Health Care Manage Rev. 2008; 33: 13-20
This study describes the relationship between the configuration of health systems and their adoption of safety initiatives such as computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and intensive care unit staffing.
Announcing 2009 Leapfrog top hospitals.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; December 4, 2009.
Association between Leapfrog safe practices score and hospital mortality in major surgery.
Qian F, Lustik SJ, Diachun CA, Wissler RN, Zollo RA, Glance LG. Med Care. 2011;49:1082-1088.
Does the Leapfrog program help identify high-quality hospitals?
Jha AK, Orav EJ, Ridgway AB, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:318-325.
National Quality Forum 30 safe practices: priority and progress in Iowa hospitals.
Ward MM, Evans TC, Spies AJ, Roberts LL, Wakefield DS. Am J Med Qual. 2006;21:101-108.
Hospital infection prevention: how much can we prevent and how hard should we try?
Bearman G, Doll M, Cooper K, Stevens MP. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019;21:2.
Quality improvement and safety in pediatric emergency medicine.
Ku BC, Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2018;65:1269-1281.
Improving Diagnosis in Medicine Change Package.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; 2018.
A comprehensive program to reduce rates of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in a system of community hospitals.
Englebright J, Westcott R, McManus K, et al. J Patient Saf. 2018;14:54-59.
Improving communication with primary care physicians at the time of hospital discharge.
Destino LA, Dixit A, Pantaleoni JL, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:80-88.
EHR-related medication errors in two ICUs.
Carayon P, Du S, Brown R, Cartmill R, Johnson M, Wetterneck TB. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2017;36:6-15.
Executive leadership and physician well-being: nine organizational strategies to promote engagement and reduce burnout.
Shanafelt TD, Noseworthy JH. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017;92:129-146.
Getting the Board on Board: What Your Board Needs to Know About Quality and Safety, Third Edition.
Oak Brook, IL; Joint Commission; 2016. ISBN: 9781599409412.
A program to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in acute care.
Saint S, Greene MT, Krein SL, et al. N Engl J Med. 2016;374:2111-2119.
Is misdiagnosis inevitable?
Page L. Medscape Business of Medicine. March 28, 2016.
Creating a nurse-led culture to minimize horizontal violence in the acute care setting: a multi-interventional approach.
Parker KM, Harrington A, Smith CM, Sellers KF, Millenbach L. J Nurses Prof Dev. 2016;32:56-63.
Sustaining reliability on accountability measures at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Pronovost PJ, Holzmueller CG, Callender T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:51-62.
The Sociology of Healthcare Safety and Quality.
Allen D, Braithwaite J, Sandall J, Waring J, eds. Sociol Health Illn. 2016;38:179-339.
The effect of contact precautions on frequency of hospital adverse events.
Croft LD, Liquori M, Ladd J, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015;36:1268-1274.
Improving Diagnosis in Health Care.
Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2015.
Medication errors affecting pediatric patients: unique challenges for this special population.
Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2015;12:96-102.
Rapidly increasing rapid response team activation rates.
Braaten JS, deGunst G, Bilys K. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:421-427.
Petty, dangerous, disruptive doctors: watch out!
Crane ME. Medscape Business of Medicine. July 23, 2015.
Who applies an intervention to influence cultural attributes in a quality improvement collaborative?
Hsu YJ, Marsteller JA. J Patient Saf. 2015 Jul 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Improving the reliability of verbal communication between primary care physicians and pediatric hospitalists at hospital discharge.
Mussman GM, Vossmeyer MT, Brady PW, Warrick DM, Simmons JM, White CM. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:574-580.
Aiming higher to enhance professionalism: beyond accreditation and certification.
Chassin MR, Baker DW. JAMA. 2015;313:1795-1796.
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