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What's New at AHRQ PSNet

What's New at AHRQ PSNet

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What's New | June 25, 2014

Comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program results in lower malpractice payouts.
Pettker CM, Thung SF, Lipkind HS, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun 9; [Epub ahead of print].

In the search for markers of patient safety, unexpectedly long lengths of hospital stay show promise.
Borghans I, Hekkert KD, den Ouden L, et al. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e004773.

A systematic review of interventions designed to reduce medication errors shows some effective interventions, but no magic bullet.
Keers RN, Williams SD, Cooke J, Walsh T, Ashcroft DM. Drug Saf. 2014;37:317-322. 

In the struggle to overcome alert fatigue following medication orders, one interesting new technique is alerting clinicians when their orders differ from their usual ones.
Woods AD, Mulherin DP, Flynn AJ, Stevenson JG, Zimmerman CR, Chaffee BW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:569-573.

AHRQ publishes its 2014 versions of its survey on ambulatory safety culture.
Sorra J, Famolaro T, Yount ND, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2014. Report No. 14-0032-EF.

FDA recalls one brand of glucose test strips because of a labeling error.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; June 11, 2014.

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