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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
This Web site provides tools to help organizations create and distribute quality of care reports to consumers.
Wright S. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; January 5, 2010. Report No. OEI-06-09-00360.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health Care Innovations Exchange. May 18, 2016.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
The Joint Commission's annual report summarizes hospital performance across a broad range of metrics that represent evidence-based standards for high-quality care. These accountability measures have been shown to be directly linked to patient outcomes. Since the report's first publication in 2007, data demonstrates that hospitals have measurably improved quality of care for heart attacks, pneumonia, surgical care, children's asthma care, inpatient psychiatric services, venous thromboembolism, and stroke patients.
Hospira Carpuject pre-filled cartridges—drug alert: products may contain more than the intended fill volume.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 23, 2012.
This announcement raises awareness of pre-filled medication cartridges that may be overfilled, thereby increasing the risk of overdose. The FDA recommends that practitioners confirm the dosage prior to dispensing and administering the medication.
Web Resource > Multi-use Website
This organization rates online health care report cards and provides tips for reporting quality concerns.
Allen M, Richards A. Las Vegas Sun. June 27, 2010.
This news series reports on an investigation that included hospital record review and interviews with stakeholders to explore the quality and safety of health care in Las Vegas.
Auckland, NZ: Quality Improvement Committee; 2008.
This report releases information about serious medical errors and preventable deaths recorded in New Zealand hospitals.