Medicare and Medicaid programs; reform of requirements for long-term care facilities; proposed rule.
Federal Register. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services. Baltimore, MD: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. July 16, 2015;80:42167-42269.
Poor safety culture and lack of available resources to provide high-quality care can hinder safety in long-term care facilities. This set of regulations will revise requirements for long-term care facilities in areas such as clinical practice standards, service delivery, patient-centeredness, and infection control. The deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule is September 14, 2015.
Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Eleventh Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; February 2015.
Care homes' use of medicines study: prevalence, causes and potential harm of medication errors in care homes for older people.
Barber ND, Alldred DP, Raynor DK, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:341-346.
IBEAS: A Pioneer Study on Patient Safety in Latin America: Towards Safer Hospital Care.
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2011.
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An exploration of safety climate in nursing homes.
Singer S, Kitch BT, Rao SR, et al. J Patient Saf. 2012;8:104-124.