John B Sexton

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A leadership framework for culture change in health care
    Jeffrey S Rose
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:433-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of safety culture vary across the intensive care units of a single institution
    David T Huang
    CRISMA Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:165-76. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Engaging nurses in patient safety
    Katharine M Luther
    Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77062, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 14:341-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Teamwork in the operating room: frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel
    J Bryan Sexton
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:877-84. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:236-43. 2007
  6. pmc Clinical review: checklists - translating evidence into practice
    Bradford D Winters
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Crit Care 13:210. 2009
  7. pmc The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: a randomized trial of clinical units[ISRCTN85147255] [corrected]
    Eric J Thomas
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:28. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A check-up for safety culture in "my patient care area"
    J Bryan Sexton
    Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:699-703, 645. 2007
  9. pmc The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research
    John B Sexton
    The University of Texas Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Research and Practice, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:44. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in caregiver perceptions of teamwork climate in labor and delivery units
    J B Sexton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Perinatol 26:463-70. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint A leadership framework for culture change in health care
    Jeffrey S Rose
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:433-42. 2006
    ..CONCLUSION: Ascension Health will continue to use a systemwide culture survey for front-line assessments' of safety and teamwork across all clinical areas and to discover best practices and track progress in improving performance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of safety culture vary across the intensive care units of a single institution
    David T Huang
    CRISMA Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:165-76. 2007
    ..To determine whether safety culture factors varied across the intensive care units (ICUs) of a single hospital, between nurses and physicians, and to explore ICU nursing directors' perceptions of their personnel's attitudes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Engaging nurses in patient safety
    Katharine M Luther
    Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77062, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 14:341-6. 2002
    ..Progress is measured, and feedback is frequent. The culture remains one of collaboration and continuous problem solving with nurses viewed as central to the process...
  4. ncbi request reprint Teamwork in the operating room: frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel
    J Bryan Sexton
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:877-84. 2006
    ..However, a reliable and widely used measurement tool for the operating room (OR) setting does not currently exist...
  5. ncbi request reprint Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:236-43. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the impact of operating room briefings on coordination of care and risk for wrong-site surgery...
  6. pmc Clinical review: checklists - translating evidence into practice
    Bradford D Winters
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Crit Care 13:210. 2009
    ..We suggest methods to create checklists and offer suggestions for how we might apply them, using some examples from our own experience, and finally, offer some possible directions for future research...
  7. pmc The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: a randomized trial of clinical units[ISRCTN85147255] [corrected]
    Eric J Thomas
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:28. 2005
    ..Therefore, we measured the impact of EWRs on one important part of safety culture -- provider attitudes about the safety climate in the institution...
  8. ncbi request reprint A check-up for safety culture in "my patient care area"
    J Bryan Sexton
    Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:699-703, 645. 2007
    ..The two-page Culture Check-Up Tool, which takes 30 to 60 minutes to complete as a group exercise, can help clinicians recognize and fix culture problems...
  9. pmc The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research
    John B Sexton
    The University of Texas Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Research and Practice, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:44. 2006
    ..Here we report the psychometric properties, establish benchmarking data, and discuss emerging areas of research with the University of Texas Safety Attitudes Questionnaire...
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in caregiver perceptions of teamwork climate in labor and delivery units
    J B Sexton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Perinatol 26:463-70. 2006
    ..To test the psychometric soundness of a teamwork climate survey in labor and delivery, examine differences in perceptions of teamwork, and provide benchmarking data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Toward learning from patient safety reporting systems
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 21:305-15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the frequency and type of factors involved in incidents reported to a patient safety reporting system and answer specific questions to enhance the value of PSRS data to improve patient safety...
  12. pmc Measuring safety culture in the ambulatory setting: the safety attitudes questionnaire--ambulatory version
    Isitri Modak
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1-5. 2007
    ..Provider attitudes about issues pertinent to patient safety may be related to errors and adverse events. We know of no instruments that measure safety-related attitudes in the outpatient setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Needlestick injuries among surgeons in training
    Martin A Makary
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, Baltimore 21231, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2693-9. 2007
    ..Surgeons in training are at high risk for needlestick injuries. The reporting of such injuries is a critical step in initiating early prophylaxis or treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Improving patient safety in intensive care units in Michigan
    Peter J Pronovost
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Crit Care 23:207-21. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Partnership with patients: a prescription for ICU safety
    Albert W Wu
    Chest 130:1291-3. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint A leadership framework for culture change in health care
    Jeffrey S Rose
    Informatics, Ascension Health, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:433-42. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physicians
    Eric J Thomas
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003
    ..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
  18. ncbi request reprint Working together in the neonatal intensive care unit: provider perspectives
    Eric J Thomas
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 24:552-9. 2004
    ..To elicit healthcare provider perceptions of working together in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  19. pmc Patient safety in surgery
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Ann Surg 243:628-32; discussion 632-5. 2006
    ..Patient safety initiatives aimed at creating a safe operating room (OR) culture are increasingly being adopted, but a reliable means of measuring their impact on front-line providers does not exist...
  20. ncbi request reprint Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:746-52. 2006
    ..Although efforts to improve patient safety through improving teamwork are growing, there is no validated tool to scientifically measure teamwork in the surgical setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Operating room debriefings
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:407-10, 357. 2006
    ..This tool helps assess factors that positively and negatively contributed to an adverse event, near miss, or inefficiency during an operation-or any procedure...
  22. pmc Creating high reliability in health care organizations
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University, 1901 Thames Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1599-617. 2006
    ..The objective of this paper was to present a comprehensive approach to help health care organizations reliably deliver effective interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint How will we know patients are safer? An organization-wide approach to measuring and improving safety
    Peter Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1988-95. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Acute decompensation after removing a central line: practical approaches to increasing safety in the intensive care unit
    Peter J Pronovost
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:1025-33. 2004
    ..Such complex systems require careful planning, excellent teamwork and communication, and designed redundancies to recheck for proper care processes. This paper provides a practical framework for improving patient safety...