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The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
A systematic review of simulation for multidisciplinary team training in operating rooms. Cumin D, Boyd MJ, Webster CS, Weller JM. Simul Healthc. 2013 Jan 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Methodology and bias in assessing compliance with a surgical safety checklist. Poon SJ, Zuckerman SL, Mainthia R, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:77-82.
Improving patient safety through the systematic evaluation of patient outcomes. Forster AJ, Dervin G, Martin C, Papp S. Can J Surg. 2012;55:418-425.
Can incident reporting improve safety? Healthcare practitioners' views of the effectiveness of incident reporting. Anderson JE, Kodate N, Walters R, Dodds A. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013 Jan 18; [Epub ahead of print].
The use of a standard design medication room to promote medication safety: organizational implications. Rozenbaum H, Gordon L, Brezis M, Porat N. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013 Jan 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Enhancing patient safety and quality of care by improving the usability of electronic health record systems: recommendations from AMIA. Middleton B, Bloomrosen M, Dente MA, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 25; [Epub ahead of print].
Using Safety Cases in Industry and Healthcare. London, UK: Health Foundation; December 2012. ISBN: 9781906461430.
Why doctors should own up to their medical mistakes. Miller K. Daily Circuit. Minnesota Public Radio. January 30, 2013.
Patient Safety. Minnesota Hospital Association.
15th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress. National Patient Safety Foundation. May 8–10, 2013; Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA.
TeamStepps National Conference. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 12–13, 2013; The Fairmont Dallas, Dallas, TX.

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Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Ninth Annual Public Report. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; January 2013.
AORN 60th Congress. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. March 2–7, 2013; San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
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