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- Communication Improvement 8
- Culture of Safety 12
- Education and Training 3
- Error Reporting and Analysis 9
- Human Factors Engineering 4
- Legal and Policy Approaches 5
- Logistical Approaches 5
- Quality Improvement Strategies 15
- Specialization of Care 4
- Teamwork 4
- Clinical Information Systems 6
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 3
- Fatigue and Sleep Deprivation 1
- Identification Errors 3
- Medical Complications 4
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events 7
- Psychological and Social Complications 1
- Surgical Complications 6
- Medicine 20
- Nursing 3
- Pharmacy 5
Health Care Executives and Administrators
- Facility and Group Administrators
Health Care Providers
- Nurses 8
- Physicians 11
Non-Health Care Professionals
- Media 2
- Patients 11
Search results for "Facility and Group Administrators"
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- Facility and Group Administrators
Friedley NJ. Med Econ. October 17, 2008;85:34-38.
This continuing education activity includes an article discussing medication errors in the context of ambulatory care and provides a medication safety plan for primary care practices.
Rollins G. Hosp Health Netw. 2007;81(12):53-4, 56, 1.
This article discusses a National Quality Forum initiative endorsing quality measures that can be publicly reported to elucidate the safety of ambulatory surgical care.
Lubell J. Modern Healthc. August 20, 2007;37:10.
This article discusses the challenges hospitals face in responding to recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) policy changes affecting reimbursement for eight hospital-acquired conditions.
Swenson D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2007;4:18-25.
The author describes the new generation of barcode technologies that support safe bedside medication delivery and best practices for implementing barcode point of care systems.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 22, 2007;12:1-2.
This article discusses the importance of a safety culture in health care organizations and provides suggestions for measuring organizational culture to inform improvements.
Lerner BH. The Washington Post. November 28, 2006:HE01.
The author reviews the legacy of Libby Zion and how her untimely death raised awareness of the impact that resident duty hours and fatigue could have on patient care and quality.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 2, 2006;11:1-3.
This article describes instances of tissue injury as a result of the misadministration of Promethazine and provides recommendations to minimize the risk of this occurring.
Murphy K. New York Times. October 31, 2006:F5.
This article discusses lessons the airline industry has learned about communication, teamwork, and error reporting and how they might be applicable to health care.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 5, 2006;11:1-2.
This article outlines an organizational plan to prepare an effective and just response to medical error.
Dubner SJ, Levitt SD. New York Times Magazine. September 24, 2006:22.
This article discusses physician noncompliance with hand hygiene recommendations and describes several low-tech interventions, including a screensaver showing germs captured in a Petri dish off a physician's "clean" hands.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 21, 2006;11:1-2.
This second part of this series discusses the three types of behavior involved in error—human error, at-risk behavior, and reckless behavior—including causes of each and appropriate responses.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 7, 2006;11:1-3.
This article discusses the difference between a blame-free and just culture and describes why the latter will effectively sustain and support patient safety efforts.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
This article describes a computerized drug ordering and dispensing system at a Florida hospital.
Sipkoff M. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). August 21, 2006.
This article discusses a decimal error that resulted in a tenfold overdose of an analgesic and how this common drug administration error could easily be eliminated.
Blum A. Business Week. August 15, 2006.
This article discusses how hospital design, including standardized operating rooms, better ventilation systems, and green design can improve patient safety and decrease costs.
Rogoski RR. Health Manage Tech. August 2006;27:12-14, 16.
This article discusses several electronic database systems being used to improve patient safety.
Spath P. Hosp Peer Rev. 2006;31:113-116.
This article discusses the importance of developing practical procedures in hospital care and how to design procedures that promote safety.
Wahlberg D. Wisconsin State Journal. July 22, 2006:A1.
This article reports on a federal warning issued to a hospital after a medication error led to the death of a 16-year-old girl.
Clark R. Health Manage Tech. July 2006:18, 20-21.
The author discusses five aspects to consider in adopting perioperative information technologies: system integration, fault tolerance, accessibility, workflow support, and measurable results.
Naik G. The Wall Street Journal. May 8, 2006:A1.
This article reports on innovations implemented at a Wisconsin hospital to improve patient safety and how other institutions are redesigning their hospitals with safety in mind.