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Gale SF. Chief Learning Officer. July/August 2018;17:22-25.
Eid KA. Nursing. 2015;45:14-16.
Robust processes that enable review and analysis of medical errors are critical to support organizational learning. This commentary highlights one institution's experience convening a multidisciplinary committee focused on improving medication administration through analysis of medication-related incidents and implementing interventions based on the group's findings.
The importance of failing forward. All of us will fail and make mistakes, but how can they benefit us and our organizations?
Hofmann PB. Healthc Exec. 2012 May-Jun;27:64,66-67.
This newsletter piece discusses how hospital executives can promote learning from mistakes in their organizations to improve safety in health care.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 6, 2008;13:1-2.
This article addresses the biases inherent when hearing reports of errors at other institutions and explains the importance of learning from such failures to stimulate improvement.
Conway J. Healthc Exec. November/December 2008;23:64-67.
This brief article explains step-by-step how health care leadership can learn from failures at other organizations.
Meyers S. Trustee. January 2007;60:6-10.
This article shares safety and quality initiatives implemented by several health care organizations in conjunction with the 100K Lives Campaign goals.
Naik G. The Wall Street Journal. May 8, 2006:A1.
This article reports on innovations implemented at a Wisconsin hospital to improve patient safety and how other institutions are redesigning their hospitals with safety in mind.
van der Grinten P. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. May/June 2006;3:46-48.
This article reports on how regional health information organizations (RHIOs) increase access to patient information and benefit patient safety.
Connolly C. MSNBC News. June 3, 2005.
This article reports on one hospital's adoption of Japanese business philosophy to improve its cancer center. The approach, adapted from Toyota Motor Corporation, is focused on high quality, efficiency, and customer-centeredness.