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Measuring Patient Safety: The Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System (Past, Present, and Future).

J Patient Saf 2016 Oct 20. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

From the *Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah; †Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland; ‡Qualidigm, Wethersfield, Connecticut; §Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Washington, District of Columbia; ∥Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut; ¶Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; and #Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PTS.0000000000000322DOI Listing
October 2016

Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling Strategies for Estimation of Compliance Rate for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Process Measures.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 09 20;37(9):1037-43. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

6Department of Population Medicine,Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute,Boston,Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2016.136DOI Listing
September 2016

A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Acute Care.

N Engl J Med 2016 Jun;374(22):2111-9

From the Hospital Outcomes Program of Excellence, Veterans Affairs (VA) Ann Arbor Healthcare System (S.S., M.T.G., S.L.K., D.R., K.E.F.), the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan (UM) Medical School (S.S., M.T.G., S.L.K., M.A.M.R.), and the VA/UM Patient Safety Enhancement Program (S.S., M.T.G., S.L.K., M.A.M.R., D.R., K.E.F.), Ann Arbor, the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Okemos (S.R.W., B.M.-L., M.M.), and St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit (M.G.F.) - all in Michigan; the Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago (B.S.E., K.F.); the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta (C.V.G.); and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD ( J.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1504906DOI Listing
June 2016

Teamwork: what health care has learned from the military.

J Nurs Care Qual 2015 Jan-Mar;30(1):3-6

Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (Drs Brady and Battles) and Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (Dr Ricciardi), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000094DOI Listing
March 2016

Introduction to "preventing healthcare-associated infections: results and lessons learned from AHRQ's HAI program".

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Oct;35 Suppl 3:S1-2

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/677817DOI Listing
October 2014

Engaging health care workers to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection and avert patient harm.

Am J Infect Control 2014 Oct;42(10 Suppl):S223-9

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.03.355DOI Listing
October 2014

Introduction: Taking national action to prevent and eliminate healthcare-associated infections.

Med Care 2014 Feb;52(2 Suppl 1):S1-3

*RAND Corporation, Santa Monica †David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA ‡Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS), Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000083DOI Listing
February 2014

From research to nationwide implementation: the impact of AHRQ's HAI prevention program.

Med Care 2014 Feb;52(2 Suppl 1):S91-6

*Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQulPS), The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville †IMPAQ International LLC, Columbia, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000037DOI Listing
February 2014

National trends in patient safety for four common conditions, 2005-2011.

N Engl J Med 2014 Jan;370(4):341-51

From Qualidigm, Wethersfield (Y.W., M.L.M., N.R.V., T.P.M., M.M.P., J.M.F., S.-Y.H., D.G.), the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington (M.L.M.), and the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital (Y.W., H.M.K.), the Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health (H.M.K.), and the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (H.M.K.) and the Section of General Internal Medicine (T.P.M., D.G., H.M.K.), Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven - all in Connecticut; the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health (Y.W.), and the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School (J.M.F.) - all in Boston; and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville (N.E., J.B.), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore (R.E.K., N.S.) - both in Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1300991DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4042316PMC
January 2014

How event reporting by US hospitals has changed from 2005 to 2009.

BMJ Qual Saf 2012 Jan 22;21(1):70-7. Epub 2011 Sep 22.

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000114DOI Listing
January 2012

Learning from patients' experience: enhancing patient safety event reporting systems.

Cir Cir 2010 Sep-Oct;78(5):463-8

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency forHealthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA.

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April 2011

Evaluation of the AHRQ patient safety initiative: framework and approach.

Health Serv Res 2009 Apr;44(2 Pt 2):628-45

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2677032PMC
April 2009

Adverse event reporting systems and safer healthcare.

Qual Saf Health Care 2009 Feb;18(1)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2008.031997DOI Listing
February 2009

The validity of ICD-9-CM codes in identifying postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2007 Jun;33(6):326-31

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA.

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June 2007

Sensemaking of patient safety risks and hazards.

Health Serv Res 2006 Aug;41(4 Pt 2):1555-75

United States Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2006.00565.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1955349PMC
August 2006

The role of teamwork in the professional education of physicians: current status and assessment recommendations.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2005 Apr;31(4):185-202

American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC, USA.

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April 2005

Assessing patient safety in the United States: challenges and opportunities.

Med Care 2005 Mar;43(3 Suppl):I42-7

Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA.

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March 2005

The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's activities in patient safety research.

Int J Qual Health Care 2003 Dec;15 Suppl 1:i25-30

Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Bulfinch 205, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzg068DOI Listing
December 2003

Pediatrics and patient safety.

J Pediatr 2003 Apr;142(4):359-60

Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mpd.2003.99DOI Listing
April 2003

An objective structured clinical examination to evaluate health historian competencies.

Transfusion 2003 Jan;43(1):34-41

Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53233-2121, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1537-2995.2003.00275.xDOI Listing
January 2003

Enhancing self-efficacy and patient care with cardiovascular nutrition education.

Am J Prev Med 2002 Nov;23(4):296-302

Department of Clinical Nutrition, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA.

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November 2002

Technology and patient safety: a two-edged sword.

Biomed Instrum Technol 2002 Mar-Apr;36(2):84-8

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, Center for Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, 6011 Executive Blvd, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, USA.

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October 2002