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Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
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Reese SM. Information Week. March 11, 2014.
This article describes how wearable technologies for clinicians can improve workload distribution, information gathering, and staffing decisions to address safety issues, particularly nurse fatigue.
McLeod M, Barber N, Franklin BD. National Quality Measures Clearinghouse: Expert Commentaries; March 10, 2014.
Strategies to prevent medication errors are an ongoing focus in patient safety. This expert commentary discusses challenges associated with tracking medication administration failures and recommends regular monitoring of medication delivery practices to avoid errors.
Weber DO. Hosp Health Networks Daily. February 25, 2014.
This article reports on the pervasive challenges to error disclosure and advocates for establishing a just culture to promote these conversations and enhance safety. The author discusses a study that highlighted the need for a patient-centered approach to facilitate peer-to-peer conversations about errors, along with responses solicited regarding a disclosure scenario.
Yurkiewicz I. Aeon Magazine. January 29, 2014.
Disruptive behavior is a well-known and pervasive issue in health care. Describing disrespectful behaviors that clinicians face, such as sarcasm and intimidation, this magazine article emphasizes how they can hinder effective interactions and communication to reduce patient safety.
MacLeod L. Physician Exec. Jan-Feb 2014;40:8-12.
Second victims are clinicians who experience considerable emotional distress, shame, and self-doubt after being involved in a medical error. This magazine article discusses the need for hospitals to provide care for these clinicians and spotlights the role of physician leaders in promoting and facilitating support programs.
Rosenberg T. New York Times. December 4, 2013.
Preventable adverse events may result in more harm than previously thought. Highlighting inconsistencies in publicly reported hospital safety data, this newspaper article explains how information is collected, analyzed, and presented by organizations such as Hospital Compare, Consumer Reports, and Leapfrog.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 28, 2013;18:1-5.
This report analyzes the types of vaccines most commonly associated with errors and identifies concerns related to vaccine prescribing, dispensing, and administration.
Jaffe E. Fast Company. November 11, 2013.
This article reports on a British initiative that studied health care processes for the purpose of designing devices to prevent medical errors.
Wright J. Nursing Times. 2013;109:11-14.
This record review study found that omitted doses of antimicrobial medications occur frequently in hospital settings in the United Kingdom.
Sloane T. Hosp Health Networks. October 2013;87:34-38.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 30, 2013.
Allen M. ProPublica. September 19, 2013.
Gunderman R, Lynch J, Harrell H. The Atlantic. September 3, 2013.
This magazine article reports on the unique tension between efficiency mandates and patient-centered care through the example of a cancer patient whose suicidal thoughts might have been missed if not for a curious medical student delving further into the patient's medication concerns during a routine follow-up appointment.
Shah-Mohammadi AR, Gaunt MJ. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2013;10:85-91.
Analyzing data submitted to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System, this piece identifies incidents in which liquid oral medications were administered intravenously and recommends prevention strategies.
Rosenbaum L. The New Yorker: Elements. August 20, 2013.
This magazine article relates the risks and benefits associated with the 2003 resident work hour limits.
Zeis M. HealthLeaders Media. July/August 2013;16:26-28.
This article reports on the results of a survey investigating the use of metrics in hospitals to motivate quality and safety improvement work.
Boodman SG. Kaiser Health News. July 9, 2013.
This news article reports on the clinical, educational, and economic consequences of resident work hour limits.
Lees L. Nursing Times. 2013;109:20-22.
This commentary offers practical advice for health care assistants to reduce risks during patient transfers.
Bush H. Trustee Magazine. July 2013.
This magazine article relates strategies to engage hospital boards in safety and quality improvement work.