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Zarembo A. Los Angeles Times. October 15, 2009:A1.
This news piece describes communication gaps following a radiation overdose incident thought to involve more than 200 patients at one hospital.
Cohen E. CNN. October 15, 2012.
This news piece reports on a patient who may have been misdiagnosed with a stroke after receiving a contaminated steroid injection.
Ackerman T. Houston Chronicle. November 23, 2012.
This newspaper article describes challenges that may precipitate underdiagnosis or misdiagnosis of Alzheimer disease and conditions with similar presenting symptoms.
Dao J, Carey B, Frosch D. New York Times. February 13, 2011;A1.
This newspaper article reports on the risks of polypharmacy in veterans and discusses the need to improve monitoring to prevent fatal medication errors.
Hamblin J. The Atlantic. March 17, 2014.
Reporting on the use of checklists, this magazine article describes studies that identified benefits, such as reduced complication rates, along with research that questioned the effectiveness of checklists in improving safety. The article also discusses how these assessments may influence checklist application in health care over time.