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    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Patient Safety Bibliography

    • Allen S. With work, Dana-Farber learns from its mistakes. The Boston Globe Nov 30, 2004.
    • Bohmer R, Winslow A. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. HBS Case #699-025. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing, 1999.
    • Branowicki P, O'Neill JB, Dwyer JL, Marino BL, Houlahan K, Billett A. Improving complex medication systems: an interdisciplinary approach. J Nurs Adm 2003; 33(4):199-200.
    • Connor M, Ponte PR, Conway J. Multidisciplinary approaches to reducing error and risk in a patient care setting. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 2002; 14(4):359-67, viii.
    • Conway J, Nathan D, Benz E, et. al. Key Learning from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's 10-year Patient Safety Journey. In Am Soc Clin Oncol 2006 Ed Book. 42nd Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2006:615-619.
    • Conway JB, Weingart SN. Organizational change in the face of highly public errors: I. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experience [commentary]. Web M&M, US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2005. Available at: www.webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=3. Accessed July 10, 2006.
    • Conway JB. Developing a strategic plan: leadership for organizational change. Psychiatr Serv 2004; 55(3):259-60. ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/55/3/259. Accessed July 10, 2006.
    • Conway JB. Patient safety: it starts at the top. Trustee 2000; 53(5):24.
    • Conway JB. Preserving and restoring patient trust. Healthc Exec 2002; 17(2):72-3.
    • Dinning C, Branowicki P, O'Neill JB, Marino BL, Billett A. Chemotherapy error reduction: a multidisciplinary approach to create templated order sets. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 2005; 22(1):20-30.
    • Gandhi TK, Bartel SB, Shulman LN, et al. Medication safety in the ambulatory chemotherapy setting. Cancer 2005; 104(11):2477-83. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/112100469/HTMLSTART. Accessed July 10, 2006.
    • Grant SM. Who's to blame for tragic error? Am J Nurs 1999; 99(3):7.
    • Knox R. Doctor's Orders Killed Cancer Patient Dana-Farber Admits Drug Overdose Caused Death Of Globe Columnist, Damage To Second Woman. The Boston Globe March 23, 1995.
    • Patton, S. The RX Files: Hospitals are prescribing healthy doses of IT to divert costly and sometimes fatal medication errors. CIO Magazine 2000. Available at www.cio.com/archive/110100_rx.html?printversion=yes. Accessed July 10, 2006.
    • Ponte PR, Branowicki P, et al. Collaboration among nurse executives in complex environments: fostering administrative best practice. .J Nurs Adm. 2003; 33(11):596-602.
    • Ponte PR, Conlin G, Conway JB, et al. Making patient-centered care come alive: achieving full integration of the patient's perspective. J Nurs Adm 2003; 33(2):82-90.
    • Reid Ponte P, Connor M, DeMarco R, Price J. Linking patient and family-centered care and patient safety: the next leap. Nurs Econ 2004; 22(4):211-3, 215.
    • Paul, C. Back from the brink: Making chemotherapy safer. In Findlay, S. Accelerating change today for America's health. Reducing medical errors and improving patient safety. Washington, DC: National Coalition on Healthcare and Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2000:4-8. Available at www.nchc.org/releases/medical_errors.pdf. Accessed July 10, 2006.
    • Roush W. Dana-Farber death sends a warning to research hospitals. Science 1995; 269(5222):295-6.
    • Sievers TD, Lagan MA, Bartel SB, Rasco C, Blanding PJ. Variation in administration of cyclophosphamide and mesna in the treatment of childhood malignancies. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 2001;18(1):37-45.
    • Weingart SN, Conway JB. Promoting an organizational infrastructure for patient safety. Ch. 2 in From Front Office to Front Line: Essential Issues for Health Care Leaders, 2nd ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources, 2005.
    • Weingart SN, Price J, Duncombe D, Connor M, Sommer K, Conley KA, Bierer BE, Reid Ponte P. Patient-reported safety and quality of care in outpatient oncology. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2007;33:83-94. Available at psnet.ahrq.gov/public/weingart.pdf. Accessed March 15, 2007.

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