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- Identification Errors 1
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Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 22, 2007;12:1-2.
This article discusses the importance of a safety culture in health care organizations and provides suggestions for measuring organizational culture to inform improvements.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 2, 2006;11:1-3.
This article describes instances of tissue injury as a result of the misadministration of Promethazine and provides recommendations to minimize the risk of this occurring.
Murphy K. New York Times. October 31, 2006:F5.
This article discusses lessons the airline industry has learned about communication, teamwork, and error reporting and how they might be applicable to health care.
Dubner SJ, Levitt SD. New York Times Magazine. September 24, 2006:22.
This article discusses physician noncompliance with hand hygiene recommendations and describes several low-tech interventions, including a screensaver showing germs captured in a Petri dish off a physician's "clean" hands.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
This article describes a computerized drug ordering and dispensing system at a Florida hospital.
Spath P. Hosp Peer Rev. 2006;31:113-116.
This article discusses the importance of developing practical procedures in hospital care and how to design procedures that promote safety.
Rogoski RR. Health Manage Tech. August 2006;27:12-14, 16.
This article discusses several electronic database systems being used to improve patient safety.
Wahlberg D. Wisconsin State Journal. July 22, 2006:A1.
This article reports on a federal warning issued to a hospital after a medication error led to the death of a 16-year-old girl.
Ellis K. Surgicenteronline.com [serial online]. May 1, 2006.
This article discusses the application of several Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) National Patient Safety Goals in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and interviews one practitioner about implementing patient safety interventions in his ASC.
Harmon KT. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. March/April 2006;3:20-26.
The author, a former flight surgeon, describes safety concepts and guidelines that have minimized mishaps in naval aviation and discusses how these may be applied to health care.
Hua V. San Francisco Chronicle. February 17, 2006:B6.
This article reports on a study conducted by the Discrimination Research Center that found non-English speakers were not connected to a staff member who spoke the language in about half of calls to the emergency department.
Williamson JE. Healthcare Purchasing News. January 2006;30:22-25.
This article reports on the tools hospitals are using to reduce the incidence of errors in the operating room.