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Diamond F. Manag Care. July 2013;22:30-32.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 13, 2013;18:1-4.
Clarke C. HealthLeaders Media. June 6, 2013.
This news piece examines why few hospitals participate in the AHRQ Patient Safety Organizations program.
Fatal PCA adverse events continue to happen...better patient monitoring is essential to prevent harm.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 30, 2013;18:1-3.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 16, 2013;18:1-3.
Describing a tubing misconnection error, this newsletter identifies contributing factors and recommends precautions to prevent similar incidents.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 4, 2013;18:1-5.
This newsletter article recommends that high-alert medication lists be updated and reviewed regularly to ensure their efficacy in preventing errors and offers other strategies to reduce risks associated with medication use.
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. March 27, 2013.
Highlighting how diagnostic errors affect patient safety, this article reviews tactics physicians use to assess patients and determine a diagnosis.
Sparnon E, Marella WM. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2012;9:113-121.
This piece analyzes data submitted to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System to identify errors associated with health information technology.
Side tracks on the safety express. Interruptions lead to errors and unfinished…wait, what was I doing?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 29, 2012;17:1-3.
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
Stempniak M. Hosp Health Netw. 2012 Oct;86:8 p following 40.
Carson SL, Gaunt MJ. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2012;9:82-88.
This article discusses data on loading dose errors and provides strategies to reduce risks of such adverse drug events.
Kenler AS. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. July/August 2012;9:40-42.
This article discusses concerns with the diagnostic testing process and recommends that time outs can reduce risks.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2012;9:50-57.
Discussing errors related to hospital patients' use of personal medications, this newsletter article provides recommendations to reduce risks associated with this practice.
Welch J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2012;9:26-29,32-33.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 22, 2012;17:1-4.
Reporting results of a survey about storage and disposal of medications, this newsletter article highlights how manufacturers' directions and evidence-based guidelines may differ markedly.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 8, 2012;17:1-3.
This newsletter piece discusses the pros and cons of physicians dispensing medications and its impact on patient safety.
CDC Vital Signs. March 2012:1-4.
This newsletter article and accompanying set of infographics describes strategies to help patients and health care providers prevent health care–associated infections.
Results of ISMP survey on high-alert medications: differences between nursing, pharmacy, and risk/quality/safety perspectives.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 9, 2012;17:1-4.
This newsletter article reports results of a survey that identified areas to focus on in revising the ISMP list of high-risk medications.
Joint Commission: The Source. January 2012;10:5-6.
This piece recommends tactics to ensure medications, medication containers, and other solutions are correctly labeled in compliance with the 2012 National Patient Safety Goals.