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Search results for "Culture of Safety"
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
This documentary reports on families affected by medical errors; it includes the story of a high-profile heparin overdose and how it transformed the family of actor Dennis Quaid into advocates for patient safety.
This Web site summarizes patient safety improvement efforts in Tennessee and provides access to an annual report of their efforts and a calendar of training opportunities.
Utrecht, Netherlands: European Network for Patient Safety; 2010.
This report identifies care process and outcome indicators in the European Union and describes how the indicators relate to patient safety culture.
Dr Foster Intelligence Unit. London, UK: Imperial College London; 2009.
This consumer-focused report ranked the 148 hospital trusts in the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) on patient safety, clinical effectiveness, and patient experiences and found wide variation in the scores.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
Organizational Change in the Face of Highly Public Errors—I. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Experience
with commentary by James B. Conway; Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD, Errors in the Media and Organizational Change, May 2005
A decade ago, two tragic medical errors rocked one of the world’s great cancer hospitals, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in Boston, to its core. The errors led to considerable soul searching and, ultimately, a major change in institutional practices a...