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Serious safety events: Getting to Zero™ White Paper

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Patient Safety: Serious safety events: Getting to Zero™

Risk Management: TeamSTEPPS and patient safety in healthcare

Special Focus: Healthcare Risk Management in Non-Hospital Settings: Safety risks in the ambulatory setting

Risk Management: Safety and underwater birth—what every risk manager should know

Patient Safety: Using inpatient hospital discharge data to monitor patient safety events

Patient Safety: Why are autopsy rates low in Japan? Views of ordinary citizens and doctors in the case of unexpected patient death and medical error

Medication Safety: Anticoagulant medication errors in nursing homes: Characteristics, causes, outcomes, and association with patient harm

Medication Safety: Procedural sedation and implications for quality and risk management

Risk Financing: Enhance patient safety by identifying and minimizing risk exposures affecting nurse practitioner practice

Patient Safety: Improved obstetric safety through programmatic collaboration

Leadership Development: The silent organizational pathology of insidious intimidation

Special Focus: Risk & Research: Successful risk assessment may not always lead to successful risk control: A systematic literature review of risk control after root cause analysis

Special Focus: Risk & Research: Nurse staffing and skill mix patterns: Are there differences in outcomes?

Patient Safety: Using prospective hazard analysis to assess an active shooter emergency operations plan

Patient Safety: Reuse of single-use devices: Protecting your reprocessing program

Risk Management: Beyond FMEA: The structured what-if technique (SWIFT)

Clinical Risk Management: Ethics, risk, and patient-centered care: How collaboration between clinical ethicists and risk management leads to respectful patient care

Journal Articles(Members Only)

Risk Management: TeamSTEPPS and patient safety in healthcare

Special Focus: Healthcare Risk Management in Non-Hospital Settings: Patient transitions from inpatient to outpatient: Where are the risks? Can we address them?

Patient Safety: Stop the escalation before it begins by using the pediatric Behavior Response Team protocol

Patient Safety: The risk manager's contribution to patient safety and risk management in the ambulatory or physician practice setting

More Patient Articles

Study Finds Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes
Accredited nursing homes report a stronger resident safety culture than non-accredited facilities, according to a new study published in the May 2012 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. The study shows that senior managers at more than 4,000 facilities across the U.S. identify Joint Commission accreditation as a positive influence on patient safety issues such as staffing, teamwork, training, non-punitive responses to mistakes, and communication openness. Read More...

Source: The Joint Commission, April 23, 2012

 

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