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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.
Woodall A. Oakland Tribune. September 27, 2011.
This newspaper article reports how a medical error, which occurred during a nursing strike, resulted in a patient's death.
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.
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.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
This "Health for Life" series features 10 case studies about patient safety and quality improvement efforts as well as several short articles on safety-related topics such as disclosure and computerizing medical care.
Dembner A. Boston Globe. July 3, 2006;Health Science section:A1.
This article reports on the movement to improve care in nursing homes in order to decrease unnecessary hospitalizations for elderly patients.