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Quality Improvement Strategies
- Patient Self-Management
- Teamwork 1
- Transparency and Accountability 1
- Diagnostic Errors 2
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 2
- Medical Complications 4
- Medication Safety 5
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
This video series illustrates techniques for patients to actively participate in their care. Episodes are available in both English and Spanish and are accompanied by transcripts.
Tampa, FL: Sepsis Alliance; 2010.
Revealing incidents in which diagnostic delay led to sepsis, this video provides information to help consumers recognize the condition.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 29, 2010.
This trio of public service announcements promotes safe medication use, informed discharge, and family and friends as advocates in the hospital.
Clancy C. Navigating the Health Care System. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2010.
This video features Dr. Carolyn Clancy sharing tips with patients to encourage them to contribute to their safe medical care.
The Empowered Patient Coalition; 2010.
This video series uses two real cases of patients who died due to preventable errors after elective surgery to illustrate fundamental concepts in patient safety and provide lessons for patients and families in engaging in their own care. The circumstances leading to the death of Lewis Blackman, one of the patients discussed in this video series, are discussed in more detail in a separate article that analyzes his death as an example of failure to rescue.
Clarke S, Savard M. Good Morning America. ABC News. March 22, 2010.
This television interview offers recommendations for patients to keep themselves safe while in the hospital. Sample tips are to obtain copies of important records and carefully consider timing when scheduling procedures.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
PBS News Hour. April 12, 2011.
Audiovisual > Image/Poster
To ask or not to ask?: the results of a formative assessment of a video empowering patients to ask their health care providers to perform hand hygiene.
Garcia-Williams A, Brinsley-Rainisch K, Schillie S, Sinkowitz-Cochran R. J Patient Saf. 2010;79:71-80.
Fitzpatrick C. Consumer Updates. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration. September 29, 2009.
This video for consumers shares tips to avoid medication errors through improved communication, medication information review, and dosage measurement.
World Alliance for Patient Safety. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2008.
Through a discussion of a vincristine administration error, this booklet and video illustrate how system weaknesses can contribute to failure.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #60. February 2007.
This video segment shares recommendations for providers about safe prescribing of methadone for pain control, including heightened patient monitoring and encouraging patients to ask questions about how the drug will affect them.