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Quality, Safety and Process Improvement: Building a High Performing Organization. Brigham and Women's Hospital. September 29–30, 2014; Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA.
John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award. The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum.
"Talk About Your Medicines" Month. National Council on Patient Information and Education.
Quality, Safety and Process Improvement: Building a High Performing Organization.
Brigham and Women's Hospital. September 29–30, 2014; Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA.
This course will offer lectures, discussions, and workshops to train participants in safety improvement strategies, such as utilizing health information technology, developing safety culture, and employing best practices to implement change. Featured speakers include Dr. David Bates, Dr. Tejal Gandhi, and Dr. Robert Wachter.
Excess dosing of antiplatelet and antithrombin agents in the treatment of non–ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.
Alexander KP, Chen AY, Roe MT, et al; CRUSADE Investigators. JAMA. 2005;294:3108-3116.
Practitioners agree on medication reconciliation value, but frustration and difficulties abound.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 13, 2006;11:1-2.
Improvement of medication event interventions through use of an electronic database.
Merandi J, Morvay S, Lewe D, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:1708-1714.
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Responding to clinicians who fail to follow patient safety practices: perceptions of physicians, nurses, trainees, and patients.
Driver TH, Katz PP, Trupin L, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2014;9:99-105.