Narrow Results Clear All
- Communication Improvement 3
- Culture of Safety 2
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 3
- Human Factors Engineering
- Legal and Policy Approaches 2
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Specialization of Care 2
- Teamwork 3
- Technologic Approaches 3
- Diagnostic Errors 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Medical Complications 3
- Medication Safety 4
- Surgical Complications 6
Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
Bornstein D. New York Times. January 26, and February 2, 2016.
Discussing the importance of designing safeguards to prevent system failures that can result in patient harm, this two-part newspaper article reviews large-scale collaboratives, including the Partnership for Patients initiative, as approaches that show promise in engaging clinicians in safety improvement and explores specific areas of focus to reduce harm such as hospital-acquired infections, patient falls, and culture change.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. February 16, 2015.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 15, 2015;20:1-4.
Betbeze P. HealthLeaders Media. May 2, 2014.
Dwyer J. New York Times. October 25, 2012.
Butcher L. Hosp Health Netw. November 2011.
This article discusses wrong-site surgeries and efforts to prevent them.
Urman RD, Shapiro FE. APSF Newsletter. 2011;3-4,9.
This piece discusses an ambulatory surgery safety improvement program and describes its background, goals, and checklist initiative.
Herzer K, Seshamani M. HealthReform.Gov. July 2009.
Feinmann J. BMJ. 2009;338:b420.
This news article highlights a National Patient Safety Agency campaign to achieve safer care through five interventions.
Carbonara P. Fast Company. October 2008.
This magazine article describes how one health system is using an evidence-based, pay-for-performance program to reduce errors and improve outcomes in coronary-artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Sower VE, Duffy JA, Kohers G. American Society for Quality. August 2008.
This article describes the application of Formula One pit stop techniques to improving hand-off systems within a health care setting in the context of one British hospital's research on teamwork in Formula One pit crews.
Abelson R. New York Times. May 17, 2007;Business section:1.
This article reports on a Pennsylvania hospital system that offers a flat fee for bypass surgery and a guarantee for follow-up care should complications arise.
P-I Staff and News Services. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. June 15, 2006:A1.
This article article reports on the results of the the 100,000 Lives Campaign.
Cassell DK. Drug Topics: Health-System Edition. March 20, 2006.
This article shares strategies to minimize insulin medication errors, including educating about dangerous abbreviations, developing strict formularies, and using independent double checks.
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.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. December 1, 2004;9:1-3.