Back to basics: checklists in aviation and healthcare.
Clay-Williams R, Colligan L. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 May 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Checklists have been embraced by health care as an improvement strategy, but have yielded conflicting evidence regarding their benefits. This commentary reviews different types of checklists, issues related to their use, and elements to consider when implementing a checklist.
Exploring the role of communications in quality improvement: a case study of the 1000 Lives Campaign in NHS Wales.
Cooper A, Gray J, Willson A, Lines C, McCannon J, McHardy K. J Commun Healthc. 2015;8:76-84.
Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress.
Blumenthal D, Malphrus E, McGinnis JM, eds. Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2015. ISBN: 9780309324939.
Development of an "infusion pump safety score".
Carlson R, Johnson B, Ensign RH II. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72:777-779.
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Use of nondisclosure agreements in medical malpractice settlements by a large academic health care system.
Sage WM, Jablonski JS, Thomas EJ. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 May 11; [Epub ahead of print].