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- Interpretive Diagnostic Error Reduction in Surgical Pathology and Cytology: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center and the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology.
- Laboratory Medicine Handoff Gaps Experienced by Primary Care Practices: A Report from the Shared Networks of Collaborative Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP).
- The current and ideal state of anatomic pathology patient safety.
- Cervical cancer mortality in India.
- A prospective assessment defining the limitations of thyroid nodule pathologic evaluation.
- Quality and Patient Safety in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.
- Multimodal Hyperspectroscopy as a Triage Test for Cervical Neoplasia: Pivotal Clinical Trial Results.
- RE: Population-Level Impact of the Bivalent, Quadrivalent, and Candidate Nonavalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccines: A Comparative Model-Based Analysis.
- Evaluating the connections between primary care practice and clinical laboratory testing: a review of the literature and call for laboratory involvement in the solutions.
- The effect of a lean quality improvement implementation program on surgical pathology specimen accessioning and gross preparation error frequency.
- Discrepancies in dermatopathology diagnoses: The role of second review policies and dermatopathology fellowship training.
- Directed peer review in surgical pathology.
- "Raab SS"[Author]; +168 new citations
- Secondary case review methods and anatomic pathology culture.
Patient Safety Resources
The National Patient Safety Foundation. In 1996, the AMA partnered with CNA HealthPro?, 3M, and the Schering-Plough? Corporation to found the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). The NPSF Web site offers patient safety education, information, products and tools for physicians, nurses, professional healthcare providers, patients and families. http://www.npsf.org/
The National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) Department of Veterans’ Affairs offers information on human factor analysis and safety in high reliability organizations (aviation and nuclear power). http://www.patientsafety.gov/
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ supports research on health care systems, health care quality and cost issues, access to health care, and effectiveness of medical treatments. It provides evidence-based information on health care outcomes and quality of care. http://www.ahrq.gov/
CAP Public Policy on Patient Safety.
* Patient Safety and Informing Patients of Pathology Errors
* Patient Safety
* Definition of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Quality Improvement
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