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- Communication Improvement 1
- Culture of Safety 2
- Error Reporting and Analysis 1
- Human Factors Engineering 2
- Legal and Policy Approaches 1
- Logistical Approaches
- Quality Improvement Strategies 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Identification Errors 3
- Medical Complications
- Medication Safety 2
- Surgical Complications 3
- Transfusion Complications 1
Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
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.
Herper M, Lindner M. Forbes. August 25, 2008.
This article discusses common medical complications and care failures, and provides an annotated picture gallery of several hospital complications and how they can be prevented.
May H. Salt Lake Tribune. August 18, 2008.
This article examines 2007 state health data on never events in the context of a label-related medical error that resulted in a recent death.
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.
Blum A. Business Week. August 15, 2006.
This article discusses how hospital design, including standardized operating rooms, better ventilation systems, and green design can improve patient safety and decrease costs.