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Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.
This news investigation chronicles a series of incidents in a transplant program that resulted in patient harm. The systemic nature of the problems such as insufficient whistleblower protection, accountability, and follow-up on patient concerns culminated in a change of hospital leadership. A previous PSNet interview with Charles Ornstein discussed the role of media in raising awareness of patient safety issues.
Kaiser Health News.
Young A, Kelly J, Schnaars C, Ungar L. USA Today.
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Benzon HT, Anderson TA, eds. Anesth Analg. 2017;125:1427-1778.
Anesthesiologists provide pain management services in both perioperative and inpatient settings. Articles in this special issue review factors that contribute to the opioid epidemic and how anesthesiologists have a role in developing solutions. Topics covered include prescription monitoring, cancer care, and medicolegal concerns of pain medication management.
William Brangham. PBS News Hour. September 29, 2017.
Flatten M. Washington Examiner. August 18–22, 2014.
Wisc Med J. 2006:105;1-86.
This special issue includes articles on programs and initiatives to improve the safety of health care. It also includes proceedings from a 2006 Wisconsin conference on patient 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.
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Expert panel on weight loss surgery. Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction. Evidence-based recommendations for best practices in weight loss surgery.
Obes Res. 2005;13: 203-305.
A report from an expert panel convened to study surgical weight loss programs and procedures from a patient safety perspective. Relevant literature was collected and reviewed to provide evidence-based recommendations.