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Rojas-Burke J. The Oregonian. May 8, 2010.
This newspaper article describes how lessons from the Keystone ICU Project have reduced central line infections in Oregon hospitals.
Luby R. KETV. Omaha, NE. March 31, 2010.
This news piece focuses on a heparin overdose that resulted in the death of a toddler.
Chen PW. New York Times. January 28, 2010.
This newspaper column explains how simulation training is being integrated into medical education to help clinical teams improve their skills and ensure patient safety.
Saving lives: hospitals have signed on to a six-part plan to avoid a multitude of unnecessary deaths.
Comarow A. US News & World Report. July 18, 2005;139:74,76,79.
This article, accompanying the widely read ranking of "America's Best Hospitals," describes the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 100,000 Lives Campaign. Focusing on the six practices promoted by the campaign, it reviews the progress to date, with a particular focus on two participating hospitals' (Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey and McLeod Regional Medical Center in South Carolina) experiences in implementing the practices.