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Search results for "General Hospitals"
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. August 15, 2011.
This news article reports on health care providers who have publicly revealed direct involvement in cases of medical errors, with a goal of encouraging open disclosure, encouraging safety checks, and improving patient safety.
Bogdanich W, Rebelo K. New York Times. December 28, 2010;A1.
This article explores inaccuracy of dosage, lack of protocol adherence, and absence of transparency as trends that hinder learning from radiological adverse events.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
Carbonara P. Fast Company. October 2008.
This magazine article describes how one health system is using an evidence-based, pay-for-performance program to reduce errors and improve outcomes in coronary-artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Smith S. Boston Globe. July 30, 2008;Metro section:1A.
This article reports on the incidence of wrong site surgeries in Massachusetts and describes complex factors that may contribute to such errors occurring in spinal surgery.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. March 29, 2007:4B.
This article reports on an award recognizing Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital for its approach to improving patient safety in response to the death of an infant in 2000.
Hallinan JT. Post-Gazette.com. June 21, 2005.
This article summarizes the history of patient safety improvement in anesthesia and its impact on malpractice claims and costs within that specialty.