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PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2010;7:9-17.
This article analyzed 2685 event reports involving insulin and found that the most common error types were drug omission, wrong-dose, and wrong-drug errors.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2009;6:109-114.
This article discusses adverse incidents submitted to the Pennsylvania reporting system involving neuromuscular blocking agents and shares strategies to minimize errors with this type of high-alert drug.
Journal Article > Study
A comprehensive perinatal patient safety program to reduce preventable adverse outcomes and costs of liability claims.
Simpson KR, Kortz CC, Knox E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:565-574.
An organization-wide quality improvement program resulted in reductions in perinatal adverse events over a 5-year period.
Journal Article > Study
Blanco M, Clarke JR, Martindell D. AORN J. 2009;90:215-222.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2008;5:16-18.
Drawing on data from the Patient Safety Authority reporting system, this article describes which medication classes were most frequently associated with patient falls and discusses risk assessment and fall prevention strategies.
Saving Lives, Saving Money: The Imperative for Computerized Physician Order Entry in Massachusetts Hospitals.
Adams M, Bates D, Coffman G, Everett W. Westborough, MA: Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and New England Healthcare Institute; 2008.
Analyzing patient charts at six community hospitals in Massachusetts, this report reveals to what extent adopting computerized physician order entry could affect clinical outcomes and impart financial savings.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2006;3:1, 5-10.
This article discusses the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS) reports of skin tears and provides suggestions to help keep patients safe from this common injury.
PHC4 Research Brief. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4); July 2005.
This report summarizes hospital-acquired infection data from Pennsylvania hospitals in 2004 and indicates that the number of such infections has likely been underreported.
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CRICO/Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions, provides evidence-based risk management, loss prevention, and patient safety services to CRICO-insured physicians, office practices, all Harvard-affiliated medical institutions, and their employees. In addition, they provide educational tools and decision support for the health care community at large.