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Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2018.
This report summarizes progress in patient safety improvement in the past decade and reviews the 2017 activities of the Patient Safety Authority, including an update on efforts to standardize their reporting processes and to reduce health care–associated infections in nursing homes. The report also summarizes the new 5-year strategic plan for the agency that explicitly emphasizes a focus on improving diagnosis.
Audiovisual > Audiovisual Presentation
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2014.
Web Resource > Government Resource
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This Web site provides information about government initiatives to research and prevent health care–associated infections.
Journal Article > Commentary
Stern MF, Greifinger RB, Mellow J. Am J Public Health. 2010;100:2103-2110.
This commentary describes how patient safety standards were developed for use in the United States correctional system.
Journal Article > Review
Thompson ND, Perz JF, Moorman AC, Holmberg SD. Ann Intern Med. 2009;150:33-39.
This review investigated outbreaks of hepatitis B and C virus in outpatient settings and found that transmission was uniformly caused by failures to follow basic principles of infection control.
Tools/Toolkit > Toolkit
Waltham, MA: Masspro, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, Massachusetts Extended Care Foundation; 2007.
This manual provides nursing home staff with a step-by-step guide for medication management to reduce medication errors in long-term care.