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International hospital perspectives: Revitalizing health services using the primary health care approach in the African region

Dr L Sambo International Hospital Federation Reference Book 2006/2007, 12-15

Towards the better performance of Hospital systems in the Eastern Mediterranean

Dr Ahmed Ali Abdullatif International Hospital Federation Reference Book 2006/2007, 16-20

Placing patient safety at the heart of quality in health care in south-east Asia

Doris Seta Mugrditchian and Sultana Khanum International Hospital Federation Reference Book 2006/2007, 21-24

Medicare payment for selected adverse events: building the business case for investing in patient safety

Zhan C, Friedman B, Mosso A, Pronovost P. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Sep-Oct;25(5):1386-93.

Culture, language, and patient safety: making the link

Johnstone MJ, Kanitsaki O. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006 Oct;18(5):383-8. Epub 2006 Sep 6.

Implementing patient safety practices in small ambulatory care settings

Schauberger CW, Larson P. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006 Aug;32(8):419-25.

The role of organizational infrastructure in implementation of hospitals' quality improvement.

Alexander JA, Weiner BJ, Shortell SM, Baker LC, Becker MP. Hosp Top. 2006 Winter;84(1):11-20.

The impact of barriers to providing high-quality care on nurses' intentions to leave London hospitals.

Reeves R, West E, Barron D.
J Health Serv Res Policy. 2005 Jan;10(1):5-9.
PMID: 15667698 [PubMed - in process]

Creating a safer health care system: finding the constraint

Pauker SG, Zane EM, Salem DN JAMA. 2005 Dec 14;294(22):2858-65.

The long road to patient safety: a status report on patient safety systems

Longo DR, Hewett JE, GE B, Schubert S JAMA. 2005 Dec 14;294(22):2906-8.

Whether passenger or patient, organizational safety is the key

Butler J. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2005 Oct;10(4):193-4

The nuclear power industry as an alternative analogy for safety in anaesthesia and a novel approach for the conceptualisation of safety goals

Webster CS Anaesthesia 2005 Nov;60(11):1115-22

Accidental deaths, saved lives and improved quality

Brennan TA, Gawande A, Thomas E, Studdert D N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 29; 353 (13):1405-9

Real time patient safety audits: improving safety every day

Ursprung R, Gray JE, Edwards WH, Horbar JD, Nickerson J, Plsek P, Shiono PH, Suresh GK, Goldmann DA Qual Saf Health Care. 2005 Aug;14(4):284-9

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