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2013

2012

  • Hickson GB, Pichert JW. Human accountability in the pursuit of quality and safety. Texas Healthcare Trustees: Trustee Bulletin. 2012 Summer; 1-4.
  • Hickson GB, Moore IN, Pichert JW, Benegas Jr M. Chapter 1: Balancing systems and individual accountability in a safety culture. In: Berman S, ed. From Front Office to Front Line:Essential Issues for Health Care Leaders. 2nd ed. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources;2012:1-36.
  • Reiter CE, Hickson GB, Pichert JW. Addressing behavior and performance issues that threaten quality and patient safety: What your attorneys want you to know. Prog Pediatr Cardio. 2012;33(1):37-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ppedcard.2011.12.007
  • Sanfey H, DaRosa DA, Hickson GB, Williams B, Sudan R, Boehler ML, et al. Pursuing professional accountability: An evidence-based approach to addressing residents with behavioral problems. Arch Surg. 2012;147(7):642-647. PMID: 22802059

2011

2010

  • Hayden AC, Pichert JW, Fawcett J, Moore IN, Hickson GB. Best practices and advanced skills in healthcare service recovery programs. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Safe. 2010 July;36(7):310-318. PMID: 21226384
  • Hickson GB, Entman SS. Physicians influence the malpractice problem. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 April;115(4):682-686. PMID: 20308825
  • Hickson GB, Hayden AC, Pichert JW. "The PARS Program: How Unsolicited Patient Comments Can Be Used to Promote a Safer Healthcare Environment, Address Unprofessional Conduct and Reduce Unnecessary Malpractice Risk." Presented at the Concurrent Session: Managing and Moderating the Disruptive Clinician: Legal and Practical Strategies, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Health Lawyers, June 29, 2010.
  • Mukherjee K, Pichert JW, Cornett MB, Yan G, Hickson GW, Diaz JJ. All trauma surgeons are not created equal: Asymmetric distribution of malpractice claims risk. J Trauma. 2010 Sep;69(3):549-554. PMID: 20838125
  • Pichert JW, Hickson GB. A perspective from a Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy. In: Spandorfer J, Pohl C, Rattner SL, eds. Professionalism in Medicine: A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press; 2010:252-253.
  • Stimson CJ, Pichert JW, Moore IN, Dmochowski RR, Cornett MB, An AQ, Hickson GB. Medical malpractice claims risk in urology: An empirical analysis of patient complaint data. J Urol. 2010 May;183(5):1972-1976. PMID: 20303531

2009

2008

  • Deis JN, Smith KM, Warren MD, Throop PG, Hickson GB, Joers BJ, Deshpande JK. Transforming the Morbidity and Mortality Conference into an instrument for system-wide improvement. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, eds. Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches, Vol 2. Culture and Redesign. AHRQ Publication no. 08-003402. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008. Bookshelf ID: NBK43710
  • Hickson GB. Deal with difficult physicians. Hardwired Results ezine. Spring 2008(10).
  • Hickson GB, Entman SS. Physician practice behavior and litigation risk: Evidence and opportunity. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Dec;51(4):688-699. PMID: 18981793
  • Hickson GB, Pichert JW. Disclosure and apology. In: National Patient Safety Foundation. Stand Up for Patient Safety Resource Guide. North Adams, MA: the Foundation; 2008. [Developed by Vanderbilt University Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy for the National Patient Safety Foundation, 2007.]
  • Pichert JW, Hickson GB, Moore IN. Using patient complaints to promote patient safety. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, eds. Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches, Vol 2. Culture and Redesign. AHRQ Publication no. 08-003402. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008. Bookshelf ID: NBK43703

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