Peter D Mills

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of successful quality improvement teams: lessons from five collaborative projects in the VHA
    Peter D Mills
    Veterans Health Administration VHA, National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:152-62. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Actions and implementation strategies to reduce suicidal events in the Veterans Health Administration
    Peter D Mills
    Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:130-41. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A multihospital safety improvement effort and the dissemination of new knowledge
    Peter D Mills
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:124-33. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A cognitive aid for cardiac arrest: you can't use it if you don't know about it
    Peter D Mills
    VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:488-96. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical morbidity
    Yinong Young-Xu
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, 215 N Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1368-73. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room: a follow-up report
    Julia Neily
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1235-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality
    Julia Neily
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    JAMA 304:1693-700. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Improving perceptions of teamwork climate with the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:480-4. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Changing perceptions of safety climate in the operating room with the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:181-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Medical team training and coaching in the Veterans Health Administration; assessment and impact on the first 32 facilities in the programme
    Julia Neily
    VAMC 11Q, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:360-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of successful quality improvement teams: lessons from five collaborative projects in the VHA
    Peter D Mills
    Veterans Health Administration VHA, National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:152-62. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Actions and implementation strategies to reduce suicidal events in the Veterans Health Administration
    Peter D Mills
    Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:130-41. 2006
    ..Veterans possess many risk factors for suicide, making suicide prevention in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) a particular challenge...
  3. ncbi request reprint A multihospital safety improvement effort and the dissemination of new knowledge
    Peter D Mills
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:124-33. 2003
    ..The diffusion of medical innovations beyond the participating teams was studied during a 2000-2001 national collaborative safety improvement effort...
  4. ncbi request reprint A cognitive aid for cardiac arrest: you can't use it if you don't know about it
    Peter D Mills
    VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:488-96. 2004
    ..In 2002, caregivers were surveyed about the usefulness of the cognitive aid and the success of its dissemination throughout the VA...
  5. doi request reprint Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical morbidity
    Yinong Young-Xu
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, 215 N Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1368-73. 2011
    ..To determine whether there is an association between the Veterans Health Administration Medical Team Training (MTT) program and surgical morbidity. Design, Setting, and..
  6. doi request reprint Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room: a follow-up report
    Julia Neily
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1235-9. 2011
    ..To describe incorrect surgical procedures reported from mid-2006 to 2009 from Veterans Health Administration medical centers and build on previously reported events from 2001 to mid-2006...
  7. doi request reprint Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality
    Julia Neily
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    JAMA 304:1693-700. 2010
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) implemented a formalized medical team training program for operating room personnel on a national level...
  8. doi request reprint Improving perceptions of teamwork climate with the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:480-4. 2011
    ..Despite an improvement in perceptions by physicians and nurses, baseline nurse-physician differences persisted at completion of the Veterans Health Administration MTT Program...
  9. doi request reprint Changing perceptions of safety climate in the operating room with the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:181-4. 2011
    ..The VHA MTT program improved perceptions at both high- and medium-complexity facilities and eliminated differences present at baseline...
  10. doi request reprint Medical team training and coaching in the Veterans Health Administration; assessment and impact on the first 32 facilities in the programme
    Julia Neily
    VAMC 11Q, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:360-4. 2010
    ..The authors describe results of the first 32 of 130 sites to undergo the programme. This report is unique; it provides aggregate results of a crew resource-management programme for numerous facilities...
  11. doi request reprint Briefing guide study: preoperative briefing and postoperative debriefing checklists in the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Douglas E Paull
    National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0486, USA
    Am J Surg 200:620-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the outcomes of checklist-driven preoperative briefings and postoperative debriefings during the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical team training program...
  12. doi request reprint Differences in nurse and surgeon perceptions of teamwork: implications for use of a briefing checklist in the OR
    Brian T Carney
    Field Office, National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT, USA
    AORN J 91:722-9. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Using root cause analysis to reduce falls with injury in community settings
    Alexandra Lee
    US Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety Fellowship, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:366-74. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a measure in patient safety improvement
    Bradley V Watts
    VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Patient Saf 6:206-9. 2010
    ..We report on an attempt to use the Safety Attitude Questionnaire as an outcome measure for a patient safety implementation project...
  15. ncbi request reprint Awareness and use of a cognitive aid for anesthesiology
    Julia Neily
    Field Office of the Veterans Health Administration, National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:502-11. 2007
    ..The Veterans Health Administration's (VHA's) National Center for Patient Safety developed a cognitive aid to help anesthesiologists manage rare, high-mortality adverse events...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sharing lessons learned to prevent incorrect surgery
    Julia Neily
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Am Surg 78:1276-80. 2012
    ..VHA surgeons reported that the surgery lessons learned were valuable and impacted practice...
  17. doi request reprint Examination of the effectiveness of the Mental Health Environment of Care Checklist in reducing suicide on inpatient mental health units
    Bradley V Watts
    VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:588-92. 2012
    ..Many methods have been proposed, but no interventions have been tested...
  18. doi request reprint Suicide attempts and completions in the emergency department in Veterans Affairs Hospitals
    Peter D Mills
    VA National Center for Patient Safety Field Office, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:399-403. 2012
    ..This is the first study of suicide attempts and completions in the emergency department (ED) in a large national medical system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Code debriefing from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Team Training program improves the cardiopulmonary resuscitation code process
    Katherine B Percarpio
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:424-9, 385. 2010
    ..A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center developed a brief questionnaire to support the identification of issues and the continuous improvement of the cardiopulmonary resuscitation process and its outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Listserv use enhances quality and safety in multisite quality improvement efforts
    Julia Neily
    Field Office of VA s National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 38:316-21. 2004
    ..Team listserv contribution was not associated with team success in multisite quality improvement efforts. Successful teams may be accessing information on the listserv but not sending a message to indicate use...
  21. ncbi request reprint One-year follow-up after a collaborative breakthrough series on reducing falls and fall-related injuries
    Julia Neily
    Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:275-85. 2005
    ..A project focused on fall and injury-related prevention started in Spring 2001; after the project's end, support was provided through e-mail and periodic conference calls...
  22. doi request reprint Predictors of successful implementation of preoperative briefings and postoperative debriefings after medical team training
    Douglas E Paull
    Veterans Health Administration, National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0486, USA
    Am J Surg 198:675-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine which factors at a medical team training learning session predict future success in the implementation of preoperative briefings and postoperative debriefings at health care facilities...
  23. doi request reprint The effect of facility complexity on perceptions of safety climate in the operating room: size matters
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration VHA, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:457-61. 2010
    ..Differences in caregiver perceptions of safety climate by facility complexity are present. Awareness of these differences can help when facilities implement surgical safety procedures...
  24. doi request reprint Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room
    Julia Neily
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1028-34. 2009
    ..To describe incorrect surgical procedures reported from Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Medical Centers from 2001 to mid-2006 and provide proposed solutions for preventing such events...
  25. ncbi request reprint A checklist to identify inpatient suicide hazards in veterans affairs hospitals
    Peter D Mills
    Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety Field Office, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:87-93. 2010
    ..This study, the first of its kind, examines the implementation and effectiveness of using a standardized checklist for mental health units to improve patient safety in a large health care system...
  26. doi request reprint Using root cause analysis to reduce falls with injury in the psychiatric unit
    Alexandra Lee
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety Patient Safety Fellowship, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:304-11. 2012
    ..The objective was to identify how falls on psychiatric units occur, the underlying root causes and effective action plans to reduce falls and injuries...
  27. doi request reprint The role of the operating room nurse manager in the successful implementation of preoperative briefings and postoperative debriefings in the VHA Medical Team Training Program
    Lori D Robinson
    Veterans Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0486, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 25:302-6. 2010
    ..Nurse managers are a critical component in the planning phase of team training programs focused on OR clinical staff...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medical team training: applying crew resource management in the Veterans Health Administration
    Edward J Dunn
    Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:317-25. 2007
    ..Communication failure, a leading source of adverse events in health care, was involved in approximately 75% of more than 7,000 root cause analysis reports to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS)...
  29. doi request reprint Helping elderly patients to avoid suicide: a review of case reports from a National Veterans Affairs database
    Peter D Mills
    VA National Center for Patient Safety Field Office, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:12-6. 2013
    ..Method of suicide, stressors, previous attempts, root causes, and action plans designed to address the root causes are reported. Based on these results, recommendations are made for the assessment and treatment of suicide in elderly men...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inpatient suicide and suicide attempts in Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Peter D Mills
    Field Office of the National Center for Patient Safety, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:482-8. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduction in patient enrollment in the Veterans Health Administration after media coverage of adverse medical events
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Administration National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, Veterans Health Administration VHA, National Center for Patient Safety NCPS, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:652-8. 2003
    ..A retrospective cohort design was used to determine whether media coverage of adverse events that occurred in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospitals was associated with subsequent veteran disenrollment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Peter D Mills
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1442-7. 2006
  33. doi request reprint Systemic vulnerabilities to suicide among veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts: review of case reports from a National Veterans Affairs Database
    Peter D Mills
    VA National Center for Patient Safety Field Office, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:21-32. 2011
    ..Attention to improving suicide assessment, coordination of care, and timely access may have the largest impact on reducing suicide among OIF/OEF veterans...
  34. doi request reprint An examination of mortality and other adverse events related to electroconvulsive therapy using a national adverse event report system
    Bradley V Watts
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J ECT 27:105-8. 2011
    ..Much of the published literature is based either on a limited number of ECT providers or reports not representative of modern ECT practice...