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Journal Article > Commentary
Using OrgAhead, a computational modeling program, to improve patient care unit safety and quality outcomes.
Effken JA, Brewer BB, Patil A, Lamb GS, Verran JA, Carley K. Int J Med Inform. 2005;74:605-613.
The authors describe their experience using a computerized model to understand the impact of organizational, patient unit, and patient characteristics on safety and quality. This study was supported with a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Journal Article > Study
Coffey RM, Andrews RM, Moy E. Med Care. 2005;43(suppl 3):I48-I57.
The 2000 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) collected patient safety indicator data from hospitals in 16 states. Data were reviewed to determine whether racial and ethnic differences in events disappear when income is introduced as a factor. The results indicate discrepancies in care for specific populations.