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PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2011;8:63-69.
Exploring causes of wrong-site, wrong patient, and wrong procedure errors in radiology, this piece suggests strategies to reduce the incidence of such events.
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.
Journal Article > Study
Blanco M, Clarke JR, Martindell D. AORN J. 2009;90:215-222.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Washington State Hospital Association.
This Web site provides toolkits and information to help Washington hospitals adopt standard practices for emergency code calls, surgery preparation, isolation precautions, and wristband use.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2007;4:109, 112-123.
This article summarizes a state-level analysis that used site visits along with near miss and error reports to evaluate wrong-site surgeries.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2007;4:29, 32-45.
This article discusses reports of wrong-site surgery submitted to the PA-PSRS, compares them with results of other studies, and provides suggestions to reduce this type of error.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; January 2009.
This report provides background on the Minnesota Never Events reporting initiative, tips for patients on how to receive the safest care possible, and a table of events reported by all hospitals in the state.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2005;2(suppl 2):1-4.
This supplemental advisory recommends that a limited, standard set of colors and corresponding terms accompany wristband use.