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Patient Safety Handbook

ISBN-10: 0763731471
ISBN-13: 9780763731472
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $221.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 9/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 779
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

In the current climate of managed care, tight cost controls, limited resources, and the growing demand for health care services, conditions of errors are ripe. This book offer practical guidance on implementing systems and processes to improve outcomes and advance patient safety.

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Understanding the First Institute of Medicine Report and Its Impact on Patient Safety
Summary of Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New System for the 21st Century
Interpersonal Relationships: The "Soft Stuff" of Patient Safety
An Organization Development Framework for Transformational Change in Patient Safety: A Guide for Hospital Senior Leaders
Toward a Philosophy of Patient Safety: Expanding the Systems Approach to Medical Error
The Fallacy of the Body Count: Why the Interest in Patient Safety and Why Now?
Mistaking Error
The Investigation and Analysis of Clinical Incidents
Patient Safety and Error Reduction Standards: The JCAHO Response to the IOM Report
Applying Epidemiology to Patient Safety
Patient Safety Is an Organizational Systems Issue: Lessons from a Variety of Industries
Admitting Imperfection: Revelations from the Cockpit for the World of Medicine
Reporting and Preventing Medical Mishaps: Safety Lessons Learned from Nuclear Power
Trial and Error in My Quest to Be a Partner in My Health Care: A Patient's Story
Health Care Literacy and Patient Safety: The New Paradox
Using a Root Cause Analysis Process to Analyze Issues of Safety
The Leadership Role of the Chief Operating Officer in Aligning Strategy and Operations to Create Patient Safety
The Successful Quality Professional: Framework, Attributes, and Roles
The Role of the Risk Manager in Creating Patient Safety
Reducing Medical Errors: The Role of the Physician
Engaging General Counsel in the Pursuit of Safety
Growing Nursing Leadership in the Field of Patient Safety
Engaging the Board of Directors and Creating a Governance Structure
Teamwork Communications and Training
Teamwork: The Fundamental Building Block of High-Reliability Organizations and Patient Safety
Moving Beyond Blame to Create an Environment that Rewards Reporting
Addressing Clinician Performance Problems as a Systems Issue
Advancing Patient and Health Care Worker Safety by Preventing Infections
The Baldridge Approach to Patient Safety
Outlining the Business Case for Patient Safety
The Economics of Patient Safety
The Role of Ethics and Ethics Services in Patient Safety
How We Started Patient Safety in Israel: Without a Budget but with Enthusiasm
Public Legislation and Professional Self-Regulation: Quality and Safety Efforts in Norwegian Health Care
The Handling of a Catastrophic Medical Error Event: A Case Study in the Use of a Systemic Mindful Approach to Error Reduction
Why, What, and How Ought Harmed Parties Be Told? The Art, Mechanics, and Ambiguities of Error Disclosure
Disclosure of Medical Error: Liability, Insurance, and Risk Management Implications
Medical Error and Patient Safety: Communicating with the Media
Using Best Practices to Improve Medication Safety
Improving the Safety of the Medication Use Process
Designing a Safer System for Medications: A Case Study
One Organization's Advocacy Effort for Error Prevention: The Institute for Safe Medication Practices
The Role of the Laboratory in Patient Safety
Partnership and Collaboration on Patient Safety with Health Care Suppliers
Patient Safety Training and New Technology
No-Fault Compensation for Medical Injuries: The Prospect for Error Prevention
The Criminalization of Health Care: When Is Medical Malpractice a Crime?
What Does the Leapfrog Group Portend for Hospitals and Physicians?
The Future of Patient Safety: Reflections on History, the Data, and What It Will Take to Succeed
Index

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