Friday, May 29, 2009

The relationship between electronic health record use and quality of care over time.

Zhou L, Soran CS, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Orav EJ, Bates DW, Simon SR.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):457-64.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Quality of Care Provided to Individual Patients in US Hospitals: Results From an Analysis of National Hospital Quality Alliance Data

Vogeli, Christine; Kang, Raymond; Landrum, Mary Beth; Hasnain-Wynia, Romana; Weissman, Joel S.
Medical Care. 47(5):591-599, May 2009

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Do Patient Safety Events Increase Readmissions?

Friedman, Bernard; Encinosa, William; Jiang, H Joanna; Mutter, Ryan
Medical Care. 47(5):583-590, May 2009.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Quality of Care and Length of Hospital Stay Among Patients With Stroke

Svendsen, Marie Louise; Ehlers, Lars Holger; Andersen, Grethe; Johnsen, Søren Paaske
Medical Care. 47(5):575-582, May 2009.

Monday, May 25, 2009

The Use of Patient Satisfaction Surveys and Alternative Coding Procedures to Predict Malpractice Risk

Fullam, Francis; Garman, Andrew N.; Johnson, Tricia J.; Hedberg, Eric C.
Medical Care. 47(5):553-559, May 2009.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Causes, consequences, detection, and prevention of identification errors in laboratory diagnostics.

Lippi G, Blanckaert N, Bonini P, Green S, Kitchen S, Palicka V, Vassault AJ, Mattiuzzi C, Plebani M.
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2009;47:143-153.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Development of an online morbidity, mortality, and near-miss reporting system to identify patterns of adverse events in surgical patients.

Bilimoria KY, Kmiecik TE, DaRosa DA, Halverson A, Eskandari MK, Bell RH Jr, Soper NJ, Wayne JD.
Arch Surg. 2009;144:305-311.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Continuous monitoring of adverse events: influence on the quality of care and the incidence of errors in general surgery.

Rebasa P, Mora L, Luna A, Montmany S, Vallverdú H, Navarro S.
World J Surg. 2009 Feb;33(2):191-8.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Safety in obstetric critical care.

Scholefield H.
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Oct;22(5):965-82.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Measurement of quality and assurance of safety in the critically ill.

Pronovost PJ, Sexton JB, Pharn JC, Goeschel CA, Winters BD, Miller MR.
Clin Chest Med. 2009;30:169-179.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Quality in primary health care: a multidimensional approach to complexity

Iona Heath, Adolfo Rubinstein, Kurt C Stange, and Mieke L van Driel
BMJ 2009;338:b1242, doi: 10.1136/bmj.b1242
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Monday, May 11, 2009

Effect of smoking cessation advice on cardiovascular disease.

Eddy DM, Peskin B, Shcheprov A, Pawlson G, Shih S, Schaaf D.
Am J Med Qual. 2009 May-Jun;24(3):241-9.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Assessing Authority

Drummond Rennie; Iain Chalmers
JAMA. 2009;301(17):1819-1821.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Improving the simple, complicated and complex realities of community-acquired pneumonia

S K Liu, K Homa, J R Butterly, K B Kirkland, and P B Batalden
Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18: 93-98.
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Monday, May 04, 2009

Patient- and procedure-specific risk factors for postoperative complications in peripheral vascular surgery

C P E Lange, A J Ploeg, J-W H P Lardenoye, and P J Breslau
Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18: 131-136.
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Saturday, May 02, 2009

The influence of standardisation and task load on team coordination patterns during anaesthesia inductions

E Zala-Mezö, J Wacker, B Künzle, M Brüesch, and G Grote
Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18: 127-130.
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Friday, May 01, 2009

Development and validation of the SURgical PAtient Safety System (SURPASS) checklist

E N de Vries, M W Hollmann, S M Smorenburg, D J Gouma, and M A Boermeester
Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18: 121-126.
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Factors influencing incident reporting in surgical care

S Kreckler, K Catchpole, P McCulloch, and A Handa
Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18: 116-120.
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