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Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; May 2019.
This report summarizes patient safety improvement work in the state of Pennsylvania and reviews the 2018 activities of the Patient Safety Authority, including the launch of the Center of Excellence for Improving Diagnosis, outreach programs, liaison efforts, and the convening of the first patient safety conference for the state.
Sydney, Australia: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; 2008. ISBN: 9780980346275.
This report compiles public and private data to provide insight into the quality and safety of patient care in Australian hospitals.
Journal Article > Study
Stevens P, Campbell J, Urmson L, Damignani R. Healthc Q. 2010;13:74-80.
This article describes how a children's hospital used root cause analysis to drive improvements in patient safety.
Journal Article > Commentary
Understanding national coverage policies. Navigating the maze of HACs, serious reportable events, and wrong surgical sites.
Cook J, D'Amato C, Garrett G, Ruhnau-Gee B, Hyde L, Novak N. J AHIMA. 2009;80:62-64.
The authors explain reporting and coding requirements for various types of sentinel event data and describe how these affect coverage.
Gardner E. Mod Healthc. May 18, 2009;39:28-31.
This article describes how one health system markedly improved its quality and safety by applying a safety technique used in the nuclear power industry.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, The Transformation of Patient Safety at the VA, September 2006
Five years after the landmark Crossing the Quality Chasm report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the quality and safety of health care in the United States remains far from ideal.(1) It is easy to feel pessimistic. Can health care organizations really...