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McKinnon C. WBZ-TV. February 13, 2015.
Saltzman W. ABC/WPVI. February 5, 2013.
Hopperstad J. KCPQ-TV. December 5, 2011.
This news feature reports on an incident of surgical fire and its impact on the patient.
Towne S. WPRI. November 2, 2011.
This article reports on a software malfunction that caused prescription errors affecting patients discharged from several Rhode Island hospitals.
Tragic medication errors result in accidental abortions and premature birth—safety advocates say drug mistakes are still too frequent, despite advances.
Patel A. ABCnews.com. August 21, 2009.
This news piece describes two look alike/sound alike medication errors in which pregnant women were given the wrong drug.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
Sandrick K. Trustee. July/August 2009;62:6-10.
This article discusses new Joint Commission standards for organizational leadership that encourages safety culture.