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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.
Brown T. New York Times. March 17, 2013:SR5.
Feil M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2013;10:1-10.
Analyzing data submitted to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System, this piece outlines the types of distractions that contribute to medical errors and recommends strategies to mitigate them.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. March 4, 2013.
This newspaper article reports on how anger management courses can address physicians' disruptive behavior and improve their coping and communication skills.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. September 21, 2011.
Reporting on a patient death involving alarm fatigue, this newspaper article describes how one hospital adopted aggressive measures to prevent similar incidents.
Crane M. Medscape Medical News. December 11, 2010.
This news piece discusses one study's findings that clinician disruptive behavior affects an institution's bottom line.
Sandrick K. Trustee. November 2009.
This article discusses how physician disrespect, harassment, and physical intimidation affect staff morale, retention, and team communication. The piece also offers suggestions for board members and hospital leadership on how to address disruptive individuals.
Chen PW. New York Times. September 3, 2009.
Relating a story of a handoff mistake, this column addresses issues surrounding and approaches to effective handoffs and signouts.
Tarkan L. New York Times. December 1, 2008;Science Desk:1.
This newspaper article discusses how disruptive physician behavior affects patient safety and describes policy and organizational efforts to curtail such conduct and foster a cooperative work environment.
Thrall TH. Hosp Health Netw. 2008 December;82:42-4, 1.
Kowalczyk L. The Boston Globe. August 10, 2008;Metro section:1A.
This article describes how physician outbursts can affect patient safety and discusses a new Joint Commission policy that supports actions against providers who engage in disruptive behavior.