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Tools/Toolkit > Government Resource
Leonhardt K, Bonin K, Pagel P. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2008. AHRQ Publication Nos. 080048.
This AHRQ-funded toolkit outlines how one Midwestern hospital system successfully implemented a patient advisory council. A companion toolkit illustrates how the council worked with the hospital to develop and implement a medication list initiative.
Audiovisual > Course Material/Curriculum
McKeesport, PA: University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.
A collection of three educational modules that address key areas of concern in patient safety. These include protecting patients from hospital-acquired infection, minimizing falls and confusion, and emphasizing the value of providers calling for help early when needed. The organization was recognized for this work with the John Eisenberg award in 2004.
Perspectives on Safety > Interview
Improving Diagnosis, July 2018
Dr. Nundy is the Director of the Human Diagnosis Project, a nonprofit organization taking a unique crowdsourcing approach to improving medical diagnosis. He also practices primary care at a federally qualified health center for low-income and uninsured individuals in Washington, DC. We spoke with him about his work with the Human Diagnosis Project.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS). Philadelpha, PA: Society for Hospital Medicine.
This Web site provides resources to help hospitals implement medication reconciliation programs.
Audiovisual > Multi-use Website
Handover: Improving the Continuity of Patient Care Through Identification and Implementation of Novel Handover Processes in Europe.
University Medical Centre Utrecht.
This Web site offers information and resources for a project to improve care transitions.
Tools/Toolkit > Toolkit
Denver, CO: Denver Health; 2007.
Part of the AHRQ-funded PIPS program, this module provides educational materials for health care workers regarding teamwork and communication.
Cases & Commentaries
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D. John Doyle, MD, PhD ; July-August 2005
Following surgery, a woman receives morphine via a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump. A few hours after arriving on the floor, she is found barely breathing.