Resource topic: Safety and Patient Outcomes
Moral Distress and Building Resilience

This article published by Johns Hopkins Nursing stresses the threat of moral distress on nurse retention. Through a scenario, the causes of moral distress --...

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Rudeness and Medical Team Performance

The research study, published in Pediatrics, examines how rudeness experienced in medical settings impacts medical team performance. The results found that...

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The Group Health Medical Home At Year Two: Cost Savings, Higher Patient Satisfaction, And Less Burnout For Providers

Published in Health Affairs, this paper examines the effects of the patient-centered medical home model as a key vehicle to improve the quality of health care and...

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Duty-Hour Limits and Patient Care and Resident Outcomes: Can High-Quality Studies Offer Insight into Complex Relationships?

Published in Annual Review of Medicine, this article highlights what studies have shown about duty hours during residency affect fatigue, alertness, mood, and...

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Digital Technology to Engage Patients: Ensuring Access for All

The New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst released an article about the dissonance between the healthcare technology industry demographics and goals and the...

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Empowering Patients Empowers Providers

Published in the Patient Engagement section of NEJM Catalyst, the article disseminates the benefits of increased symptom reporting from patients as a means to...

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Speaking Up About Traditional and Professionalism-Related Patient Safety Threats: A National Survey of Interns and Residents

This research study, published in BMJ Quality and Safety, compares interns' and residents' experiences, attitudes and factors associated with 'speaking up'...

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Patients Contributing to Their Doctors’ Notes: Insights From Expert Interviews

This research article on a pilot study explores potential effectiveness of OurNotes, a secure portal through which clinicians and patients can co-produce medical...

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How U.S. Health Care Got Safer by Focusing on the Patient Experience

This article in Harvard Business Review traces the history of patient safety and health care metrics. The physician-author reports that the sound correlations...

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Short-Form Mindfulness Training Protects Against Working Memory Degradation over High-Demand Intervals

Periods of intensive demands are shown to compromise working memory (WM) and increase susceptibility to distraction. Published in the Journal of Cognitive...

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