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Simmons-Ritchie D. Penn Live. November 15, 2018.
Nursing home patients are vulnerable to preventable harm due to poor safety culture, insufficient staffing levels, lack of regulation enforcement, and misaligned financial incentives. This news investigation reports on how poor practices resulted in resident harm in Pennsylvania nursing homes and discusses strategies for improvement, such as enhancing investigation processes.
Ungar L. USA Today. February 1, 2015.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
This article reports results from a survey on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services "30-minute rule" and provides a set of revised guidelines.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 9, 2010;15:1-6.
This piece highlights nurses' responses to a national survey that explored problems associated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) medication administration timing requirement.
Colliver V. San Francisco Chronicle. October 28, 2009:A1.
This news story shares the results of a nine-hospital program to improve the safety of medication delivery through minimizing nursing interruptions.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 26, 2007;12:1-2.
This article focuses on specific medication-use practices that may spread infection, and offers recommendations to ensure safety.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 3, 2007;12:1-2.
This alert describes several incidents of heparin/insulin mix-ups and provides recommendations to prevent similar slips.
Health Manage Techol. April 2007;28:30-32, 34.
This article describes a health system's implementation of bar coding technology to support safe medication administration.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert. June 2, 2005.
This article summarizes the effects of workplace fatigue and provides suggestions for minimizing it.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. September 17, 2005:A1.
This article reports on changes that hospitals are making to curb long work hours for nurses and how such efforts could reduce potential errors.
Tugend A. New York Times. September 17, 2005;Business/Finance section:9.
This article discusses concerns about nurse shortages and why a patient or family might consider retaining a private-duty nurse for a hospital stay.