E J Thomas
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Incidence and types of adverse events and negligent care in Utah and ColoradoE J Thomas
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Med Care 38:261-71. 2000..The generalizability of these findings is unknown and has been questioned by other studies...
- Incidence and types of preventable adverse events in elderly patients: population based review of medical recordsE J Thomas
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Section for Clinical Epidemiology, 6431 Fannin MSB 1 122, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMJ 320:741-4. 2000..To determine the incidence and types of preventable adverse events in elderly patients...
- Hospital ownership and preventable adverse eventsE J Thomas
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:211-9. 2000..To determine if type of hospital ownership is associated with preventable adverse events...
- Negligent care and malpractice claiming behavior in Utah and ColoradoD M Studdert
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Med Care 38:250-60. 2000..These studies are based on data from 2 of the most populous states (California and New York), collected more than a decade ago, during volatile periods in the history of malpractice litigation...
- A comparison of iatrogenic injury studies in Australia and the USA. I: Context, methods, casemix, population, patient and hospital characteristicsE J Thomas
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 12:371-8. 2000..The Quality in Australian Health Care Study (QAHCS) reported that 16.6% of admissions were associated with adverse events (AE), whereas the Utah, Colorado Study (UTCOS) reported a rate of 2.9%...
- The impact of a tele-ICU on provider attitudes about teamwork and safety climateM Y L Chu-Weininger
School of Health InformationSciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e39. 2010..To measure teamwork and safety climate in three intensive care units (ICUs) before and after remote monitoring by intensivists using telemedicine technology (tele-ICU)...
- Teamwork behaviours and errors during neonatal resuscitationA L Williams
Center for Clinical Research and Evidence Based Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:60-4. 2010..To describe relationships between teamwork behaviours and errors during neonatal resuscitation...
- Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITORJ Profit
Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
J Perinatol 31:702-10. 2011..To systematically rate measures of care quality for very low birth weight infants for inclusion into Baby-MONITOR, a composite indicator of quality...
- Identifying and addressing medical errors in pain mismanagementP L Starck
University of Texas Houston Health Science Center School of Nursing, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Suite 5 500, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:191-9. 2001..Although the concept of medical errors has primarily been concerned with adverse events, it is not unreasonable that mismanagement of pain could also be classified as a medical error...
- Translating teamwork behaviours from aviation to healthcare: development of behavioural markers for neonatal resuscitationE J Thomas
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology, Human Factors Research Project, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:i57-64. 2004..These markers are compared with those developed by other groups. Future research should determine the relations among these behaviours and errors, and test their usefulness in measuring the impact of team training interventions...
- Teamwork and quality during neonatal care in the delivery roomE J Thomas
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Perinatol 26:163-9. 2006..Experts believe good teamwork among health care providers may improve quality. We sought to measure the frequency of team behaviors during delivery room care and to explore how these behaviors relate to the quality of care...
- Understanding diagnostic errors in medicine: a lesson from aviationH Singh
Division of Health Policy and Quality, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 15:159-64. 2006..Further research is needed, including the measurement of situational awareness and correlation with health outcomes...
- Teaching teamwork during the Neonatal Resuscitation Program: a randomized trialE J Thomas
The University of Texas Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Perinatol 27:409-14. 2007..We hypothesized that teams that received the new course would exhibit more teamwork behaviors than those in the standard NRP course...
- Variation in caregiver perceptions of teamwork climate in labor and delivery unitsJ 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...
- Defining and classifying medical error: lessons for patient safety reporting systemsM Tamuz
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Center for Health Services Research, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:13-20. 2004..It is important for healthcare providers to report safety related events, but little attention has been paid to how the definition and classification of events affects a hospital's ability to learn from its experience...
- Anatomy of a patient safety event: a pediatric patient safety taxonomyD M Woods
Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 14:422-7. 2005..Agreement on standard language and frameworks is needed for optimal improvement and dissemination of knowledge about patient safety...