Creating a physician-led quality imperative.
Nelson MF, Merriman CS, Magnusson PT, Thomassian KV, Strawn A, Martin J. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29:508-516.
This commentary relates one hospital's experience with engaging physician leadership in quality improvement efforts by involving physicians in selecting recommended interventions and assigning champions to direct them. The authors summarize the results of this initiative, which include reduced rates of certain hospital-acquired conditions and increased use of the WHO surgical safety checklist.
What pilots can teach hospitals about patient safety.
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Wisdom through adversity: learning and growing in the wake of an error.
Plews-Ogan M, Owens JE, May NB. Patient Educ Couns. 2013;91:236-242.
Physicians' diagnostic accuracy, confidence, and resource requests: a vignette study.
Meyer AND, Payne VL, Meeks DW, Rao R, Singh H. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:1952-1958.
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Role-modeling and medical error disclosure: a national survey of trainees.
Martinez W, Hickson GB, Miller BM, et al. Acad Med. 2014;89:482-489.