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To Do No Harm Ensuring Patient Safety in Health Care Organizations

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ISBN-10: 1118016106

ISBN-13: 9781118016107

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lucian L. Leape, Julianne M. Morath, Joanne E. Turnbull

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With this important resource, health care leaders from the board room to the point-of-care can learn how to apply the science of safe and best practices from industry to healthcare by changing leadership practices, models of service delivery, and methods of communication.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Introduction
Declare Patient Safety Urgent and a Priority
Error and Harm in Health Care
Understanding the Basics of Patient Safety
Assume Executive Responsibility
Import New Knowledge and Skills
Install a Blameless Reporting System
Assign Accountability
Align External Controls and Reform Education
Accelerate Change For Improvement
The End of the Beginning
References
Glossary
Appendixes
Checklist for Assessing Institutional Resilience
Creating De-Identified Case Studies for Dissemination
Medical Accidents Policy: Reporting and Disclosure, Including Sentinel Events
Medication Safety Team Feedback Form
Patient Safety Workplan
Safety Learning Report
Stop-the-Line Policy: Authority to Intervene to Restore Patient Safety
Complexity Lens Reflection
A Brief Look at Gaps in the Continuity of Care
A Brief Look at the New Look in Complex System Failure, Error, and Safety
A Reminder on Every Chart
List of Serious Reportable Events in Health Care
Statement of Principle: Talking to Patients About Health Care Injury
VHA Patient Safety Organizational Assessment
Additional Readings
Resources
Index