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The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) name Gordon D. Schiff, MD winner of the 2019 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award.

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Newsletter Volume 11 Issue 1

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Key Advances in Clinical Informatics: Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology. Sheikh A, Bates DW, Wright A, Cresswell K. Academic Press. 2017 Jul 11.

Grando, Maria Adela, Rozenblum, Ronen, Bates David W., editors. Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare. 1st ed. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter Inc.; 2015.

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Global Health Delivery features David Bates on Developing "sticky" technology for patient engagement

Leadership in Improving Patient Safety Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
David Westfall Bates, MD, Senior Vice President for Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women's Hospital, describes practices that reduce the frequency of medication dispensing errors in hospitalized patients including computerized physician order entry, medication bar coding and electronic medication administration records as well as new technologies that will further improve patient safety.

Patient Safety Primer Offers Strategies to Prevent Medication Errors

The Patient Safety Primer outlines strategies providers can use at each stage of the medication use pathway prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, administration to prevent adverse drug events (ADEs).
The primer also identifies known risk factors for ADEs, including health literacy, patient characteristics, high alert medications and transitions in care.
Note that 7 of the Editor's Picks are authored by Center members.

Patricia Dykes, PhD, RN and Brigham and Women's Hospital is featured in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation video discussing our program on fall prevention.
To view this video click here.

Find out how David Bates amuses himself when not seeing patients, conducting research and running a hospital.
In a video by the Brigham and Women's Hospital Public Affairs office Dr. Bates reveals his other passions.
On Birding, Climbing and Extreme Skiing

Respecting and Reflecting on Diagnostic Errors Gordon Schiff's blog commentary on Health Affairs.

Dr. Bates is quoted in a New York Times article Using High-Tech to Lower Costs by Susan Okie.

Dr. Schiff has recently been selected to receive an NPSF award to study CPOE-related errors.
Listen to podcast: One-on-one w/CPOE Investigator G. Schiff

Listen to podcast New Ways to Reduce Diagnosis Errors featuring Gordon Schiff, MD and moderated by Madge Kaplan.

David W. Bates, MD is interviewed by Dr. Robert Wachter, Editor, AHRQ WebM&M on AHRQ WebM&M's Perspectives on Safety - Computerization and Information Technology.
Read In Conversation with...David W. Bates, MD, MSc.











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