Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009

No Small Change for the Health Information Economy

Mandl, Kenneth D., Kohane, Isaac S.
N Engl J Med 2009 360: 1278-1281

Ownership of Medical Information

Mark A. Hall; Kevin A. Schulman
JAMA. 2009;301(12):1282-1284.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Association of Patient Case-Mix Adjustment, Hospital Process Performance Rankings, and Eligibility for Financial Incentives

Rajendra H. Mehta, Li Liang, Amrita M. Karve, Adrian F. Hernandez, John S. Rumsfeld, Gregg C. Fonarow, and Eric D. Peterson
JAMA. 2008;300(16):1897-1903.
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Standards for Statistical Models Used for Public Reporting of Health Outcomes

An American Heart Association Scientific Statement From the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Writing Group
Cosponsored by the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention and the Stroke Council Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology Foundation Harlan M. Krumholz, Ralph G. Brindis, John E. Brush, David J. Cohen, Andrew J. Epstein, Karen Furie, George Howard, Eric D. Peterson, Saif S. Rathore, Sidney C. Smith, Jr, John A. Spertus, Yun Wang, and Sharon-Lise T. Normand
Circulation. 2006;113:456-462;
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Patient-Physician Connectedness and Quality of Primary Care

Steven J. Atlas, Richard W. Grant, Timothy G. Ferris, Yuchiao Chang, andMichael J. Barry
Ann Intern Med 2009;150 325-335
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Editorial

Is There a Personal Doctor in the House?
Andrew B. Bindman
Ann Intern Med 2009;150 351-352
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Thursday, March 19, 2009

NQF - Safe Practices for Better Healthcare—2009 Update

www.qualityforum.org/safe_practices/


This report from the National Quality Forum (NQF) presents 34 practices that have been demonstrated to be effective in reducing the occurrence of adverse healthcare events.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Diagnostic Errors—The Next Frontier for Patient Safety

David E. Newman-Toker; Peter J. Pronovost
JAMA. 2009;301(10):1060-1062.
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Friday, March 13, 2009

Pay for Performance: An Overview of the Literature

Stuart E. Greene and David B. Nash
American Journal of Medical Quality 2009 24: 140-163.
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Thursday, March 12, 2009

CMS's Hospital-Acquired Condition Lists Link Hospital Payment, Patient Safety

Carolyn M. Clancy
American Journal of Medical Quality 2009 24: 166-168.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Relationship of Safety Climate and Safety Performance in Hospitals

Sara Singer, Shoutzu Lin, Alyson Falwell, David Gaba, Laurence Baker
Health Services Research Volume 44 Issue 2p1, Pages 399 - 421
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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Patient Safety: Contributions by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122260191/issue
Health Services Research Volume 44 Issue 2p2

Setting the Stage for the Second Decade of the Era of Patient Safety: Contributions by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Grantees (p 623-627)
Lee H.
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Evaluation of the AHRQ Patient Safety Initiative: Framework and Approach (p 628-645)
Donna O. Farley, James B. Battles
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Assessment of Contributions to Patient Safety Knowledge by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-Funded Patient Safety Projects (p 646-664)
Melony E.S. Sorbero, Karen A. Ricci, Susan Lovejoy, Amelia M. Haviland, Linda Smith, Lily A. Bradley, Liisa Hiatt, Donna O. Farley
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Experiences of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-Funded Projects That Implemented Practices for Safer Patient Care (p 665-683)
Stephanie L. Taylor, M. Susan Ridgely, Michael D. Greenberg, Melony E. S. Sorbero, Stephanie S. Teleki, Cheryl L. Damberg, Donna O. Farley
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Adopting Information Technology to Drive Improvements in Patient Safety: Lessons from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Information Technology Grantees (p 684-700)
Cheryl L. Damberg, M. Susan Ridgely, Rebecca Shaw, Robin C. Meili, Melony E.S. Sorbero, Lily A. Bradley, Donna O. Farley
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Training a Patient Safety Work Force: The Patient Safety Improvement Corps (p 701-716)
Stephanie S. Teleki, Cheryl L. Damberg, Melony E. S. Sorbero, Rebecca N. Shaw, Lily A. Bradley, Denise D. Quigley, Allen M. Fremont, Donna O. Farley
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The Growth of Partnerships to Support Patient Safety Practice Adoption (p 717-738)
Peter Mendel, Cheryl L. Damberg, Melony E.S. Sorbero, Danielle M. Varda, Donna O. Farley
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Safety Outcomes in the United States: Trends and Challenges in Measurement (p 739-755)
Michael D. Greenberg, Amelia M. Haviland, Hao Yu, Donna O. Farley
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Evaluation of the AHRQ Patient Safety Initiative: Synthesis of Findings (p 756-776) Donna O. Farley, Cheryl L. Damberg
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