Publications

Publications

Leape, L. L., Shore, M. F., Dienstag, J. L., et al., A Culture of Respect:  I.  The nature and causes of disrespectful behavior. Acad Med, 2012, 87:845-852.

Leape, L. L., Shore, M. F., Dienstag, J. L., et al., A Culture of Respect:  II.  Creating a culture of respect. Acad Med, 2012, 87:853-858.

Lucian Leape Institute, Through the Eyes of the Workforce:  Creating joy, meaning and safer health care.  Boston, 2012, National Patient Safety Foundation.

Leape, L.L., Apology for errors:  Whose responsibility?  Frontiers of Hlth Svce Mgt, 2012. 28:3-12.

Singer, S.J., Burgers, J, Friedberg, M., Rosenthal, MB, Leape, LL, Schneider, E., Defining and measuring integrated patient care:  Promoting the next frontier in health care delivery. Med Care Research and Review 2011;68(1):112-127.

Blum, A.B., Shea, S., Czeisler, C.A., Landrigan, C.P., and Leape, L., Implementing the 2009 Institute of Medicine recommendations on resident physician work hours, supervision, and safety.  Naure and Science of Sleep, 2011; 3:47-85

Lucian Leape Institute, Unmet Needs:  Teaching physicians to provide safe health care.  Boston, 2010, National Patient Safety Foundation

Whittemore AD, Leape LL, Riley SM. Competency‑based Credentialing: A new model from the Massachusetts Board of Registration In Medicine Expert Panel on Credentialing. Jnl Med Regulation 2010; 96:10‑19.

Leape, L.L., Who’s to blame?  Jnt Comm Jnl on Qual and Patient Safety, 2010. 36:150-151

Leape, L.L., Putting the patient in the center. Voice of Nursing Leadership, 2010. 8:6‑7.

Leape, L.L., Transparency and public health reporting are essential for a safe health care system. Perspectives on Health Reform. The Commonwealth Fund, pub 1381.  March 2010

Leape, L, Berwick, D, Clancy, C, et al, Transforming health care:  a safety imperative. Qual Saf Health Care, 2009, 18:424-428.

Longtin, Y,  Sax, Leape, L, Sheridan, S, Donaldson, L, and Pittet, D, Patient participation:  current knowledge and applicability to patient safety. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010, 85:1-10.

Weingart, SN, Morway, L, …Leape, L., Rating recommendations for consumers about patient safety:  Sense, common sense, or nonsense?  Jt Comm Jnl on Quality and Safety, 2009, 35:206-215.

Gallagher, TH, Denham, CR, Leape, LL, Amori, G, and Levinson, W,  Disclosing unanticipated outcomes to patients:  the art and practice. J Patient Saf, 2007, 3:158-165.

Full Disclosure Working Group, When Things Go Wrong:  Responding to adverse events.  Boston, 2006,  Mass Coalition for Prevention of Med Errors, www.macoalition.org

Leape, L.L., Fromson, J,  Problem doctors:  Is there a system-level solution? Ann Int Med, 2006, 144:1-8

Leape, L.L., Full disclosure and apology:  an idea whose time has come. The Phys Exec, 2006, Mar-April: 16-18.

Leape, L.L., Rogers, G., Hanna, D., Griswold, P., et al.  Developing and implementing new safe practices:  Voluntary adoption through statewide collaboratives. Qual Saf Health Care, 2006, 15: 289-295

Leape, L.L. and Berwick, D.M., Five years after “To Err Is Human”, What have we learned? JAMA, 2005, 293:2384-2390

Gandhi, TK, Weingart, SN, Seger, AN, Borus, J,  Burdick, E, Poon, EG,  Leape, LL, Bates, DW, Outpatient prescribing errors and the impact of computerized prescribing. J Gen Int Med, 2005, 20:837-841

Leape, L.L., Ethical Issues In Patient Safety.  In Sade, R., ed, Ethics in Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Clinics, 2005, 15:493-501

Leape, L.L. and Abookire, S.A., Guidelines for Adverse Events Reporting and Learning Systems.  Geneva, 2005, World Health Organization

Leape, L.L., Human factors meets health care:  The ultimate challenge.  Ergonomics in Design, 2004, Summer:  6-12.

Hanna, D, Griswold, P., Leape, L.L., Bates, D.W., Communicating Critical Test Results:  Safe Practice Recommendations. Jt Comm Jnl on Quality and Patient Safety, 2005, 31:68-80.

Leape, L.L., Understanding the power of apology:  How saying “I’m sorry” helps heal patients and caregivers.  Focus on Pt Safety, 2005, 4:1-3.

Leape, L.L., Weissman, J.M., Schneider, E.C., Piana, R.N., Gatsonis, C, Epstein, A.M., Adherence to practice guidelines:  The role of specialty society guidelines. Amer. Heart Jnl, 2003, 145:19-26.

Gandhi, TK, Weingart, SN, Borus, J., et al., Adverse drug events in ambulatory care. New Engl J. Med, 2003, 348:1556-64.

Leape, L.L., Reporting of adverse events. New Engl J. Med, 2002, 347:1633-8.

Leape, L.L., . Berwick, D.M., Bates, D.W., What Practices Will Most Improve Safety?  Evidence-based Medicine Meets Patient Safety.  JAMA, 2002, 288:501-507.

Leape, L.L., Reciprocal Accountability:  An overlooked dimension of safety.  VHA Alliance, November, 2002: 24-26.

Leape, L.L., IOM Figures Are Not Exaggerated. JAMA, 2000, 284:95-97

Leape, L.L., Reporting of medical errors:  Time for a reality check.  Qual in Health Care, 2000, 9:143

Leape, L.L., et al., The Institute Of Medicine Report on Medical Errors:  Misunderstanding Can Do Harm.  Medscape, 2000, MedGenMed, Sept 19

Rothschild JM, Bates DW, Leape LL. Preventable medical injuries in older patients. Arch Intern Med. 2000;160:2717-2728.

Leape, L.L., Park, R.E., Bashore, T.M., Harrison, J.K., Davidson, C.J., and Brook, R.H.,  Effect of variability in the interpretation of coronary angiograms on the appropriateness of use of coronary revascularization procedures.  Am Heart J, 2000, 139:106-113.

Leape, L.L. and Berwick, D.M., Safe health care:  Are we up to it?  BMJ 2000;320:725-726.

Leape, L.L., Kabcenell, A.I., Gandhi, T.K., Carver, P, Nolan, T.W. and Berwick, D.M,  Reducing adverse drug events: Lessons from a breakthrough series collaborative. Jt Comm J Qual Improv, 2000, 26:321-331.

Berwick, D.M, Leape, L.L., Reducing errors in medicine.  BMJ, 1999; 319:136-137.

Bates, DW, Miller, EB, Cullen DJ, Burdick, L, Williams, L, Laird, N, Petersen, LA, Small, SD, Sweitzer, BJ, Vander Vliet, M, and Leape, LL, Patient risk factors for adverse drug events in hospitalized patients. Arch Int Med, 1999; 159:2553-2560

Bates, D.W., Teich, J.M., Lee, J., Seger, D, Kuperman, G.J., Ma’luf, N., Boyle, D., Leape, L.L., The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention J Amer Med Informatics Assoc, 1999, 6:313-321.

Leape, L.L., Cullen, D.J., Clapp, M.D., Burdick, E., Demonaco, H.J., Erickson, J.I., Bates, D.W., Pharmacist participation on physician rounds and adverse drug events in the intensive care unit.  JAMA, 1999, 282:267-270.

Leape, L.L., Hilborne, L.H., Bell, R.H., Kamberg, C., and Brook, R.H., Underuse of cardiac procedures:  Do women, minorities and the uninsured fail to receive needed revascularization?  Ann Int Med, 1999, 130:183-192.

Carlisle, D.M., Leape, L.L., Bickel, S., Bell, R.H., Kamberg, C., Genovese, B., French, W.J., Kaushik, V.S., Mahrer, P.R., Ellestad, M.H., Brook, R.H., and Shapiro, M.F., Underuse and overuse of diagnostic testing for coronary artery disease in patients presenting with new-onset chest pain.  Am J Med, 1999, 106:391-398

Bates, D.W., Leape, L.L., Cullen, D.J., Laird, N, Petersen, L.A., Teich, J.M., Burdick, E., Hickey, M., Kleefield, S., Shea, B., Vander Vliet, M., and Seger, D.L., Effect of computerized physician order entry and a team intervention on prevention of serious medication errors.  JAMA, 1998, 280:1311-1316

Leape, L.L., Woods, D., Hatlie, M., et al., Promoting patient safety by preventing medical error.  JAMA, 1998, 280:1444-1447

Leape, L.L., Kabcenell, A.I., Berwick, D.M., and Roessner, J.  Reducing Adverse Drug Events, Boston, 1998, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Cullen, D.J., Sweitzer, B.J., Bates, D.W., Burdick, E., Edmondson, A., and Leape, L.L. Preventable adverse drug events in hospitalized patients:  A comparative study of intensive care and general care units.  Crit Care Med 1997, 25:1289-1297

Jones, R.H., Ritchie, J.L., Fleming, B.B., Hammermeister, K.E., and Leape, L.L., Clinical practice guideline development, dissemination and computerization. J Am Col Card, 1997, 29:1133-1141

Leape, L.L., A systems approach to medical error.  J Eval Clin Pract 1997, 3: 213-222

Bates, D.W., Spell, N., Cullen, D.J., Burdick, E., Laird, N., Petersen, L.A., Small, S.D., Sweitzer, B.J., and Leape, L.L., The costs of adverse drug events in hospitalized patients.  JAMA, 1997; 277:307-311.

Leape, L.L., Out of the darkness.  Hlth Sys Rev, 1996, Nov/Dec:21-24

Leape, L. L., An overview of adverse drug events.  U.S. Pharm, 1996, October Supplement: 2-8.

Leape, L. L., Hilborne L. H., Schwartz, J. S., Bates, D.W., Rubin, H. R., MD, PhD; Slavin, P. L., Park, R. E., Witter, D. M., Panzer, R. J., Brook, R. H., and the Working Group of the Appropriateness Project of the AMCC, The appropriateness of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in academic medical centers.  Ann Int Med, 1996, 125:8-18.

Kahan, J. P., Park, R. E., Leape, L. L., Bernstein, S. J., Hilborne, L. H.,  Parker, L., Kamberg, C.J., Ballard, D. J.,  and Brook, R. H.  Variations by specialty in physician ratings of the appropriateness and necessity of indications for procedures.  Med Care, 1996, 34:512-523

Leape, L. L., A brief account of the founding of the American Pediatric Surgical Association.  J. Ped Surg, 1996, 31:12-18.

Leape, L. L., Bates, D. W., Cullen, D. J., Cooper, J., Demonaco, H. J., Gallivan, T., Hallisey, R., Ives, J., Laird, N., Laffel, G., Nemeskal, N., Petersen, L. A., Porter, K., Servi, D., Shea, B. F., Small, S., Sweitzer, B., Thompson, B. T., and Vander Vliet, M.,  Systems analysis of adverse drug events.  JAMA, 1995, 274:35-43.

Leape, L. L., Translating medical science into medical practice.  Do we need a National Medical Standards Board?  JAMA, 1995, 273:1534-1537.

Leape, L. L., Error in Medicine.  JAMA, 1994, 272:1851-1857.

Kahan, J. P., Bernstein, S. J., Leape, L. L., Hilborne, L. H., Park, R. E., Parker, L., Kamberg, C.J., and Brook, R. H.  Measuring the necessity of medical procedures.  Medical Care, 1994, 4:357-365.

Leape, L. L., Strengthening The Connection Between Evaluative Research And Coverage Decisionmaking.  In:  Gelijns, A.C. and and Dawkins, H.V., eds, Adopting New Medical Technologies.  Washington, D.C., 1994, National Academy Press.

Leape, L. L., Hilborne, L. H., Park, R. E., Bernstein, S. J., Kamberg, C. J., Sherwood, M., and Brook, R. H., The appropriateness of use of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in New York state.  JAMA, 1993, 269:753-760.

Bates, D. W., Leape, L. L. and Petrycki, S., Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events in hospitalized adults.  J. General Internal Medicine 1993, 8:289-294.

Leape, L. L., Freshour, M. A., Yntema, D. B., and Hsiao, W., Small-group judgment methods for determining resource-based relative values.  Medical Care, 1992, 30:NS28-39.

Johnson, W.G., Brennan, T.A., Newhouse, J.P., Leape, L. L., Lawthers, A.G., Hiatt, H.H., and Weiler, P.C.. The economic consequences of medical injuries:  Implications for a no-fault insurance plan.  JAMA, 1992, 267:2487-2492.

Leape, L. L.. Unnecessary surgery.  Ann Rev of Public Health, 1992, 13:363-383.

Leape, L. L., Brennan, T. A., et al, The nature of adverse events in hospitalized patients:  Results from the Harvard Medical Practice Study II. New Engl J. Med, 1991, 324:377-384.

Brennan, T. A., Leape, et al,  Incidence of adverse events and negligence in hospitalized patients:  Results from the Harvard Medical Practice Study I. New Engl J. Med, 1991, 324:370-376.

Leape, L L,  Practice guidelines – an overview. QRB, 1990; 16:42-9.

Leape, L. L., Park, R. E., Solomon, D. H., Chassin, M. R., Kosecoff, J., and Brook, R. H.:  Does inappropriate use explain small area variations in the use of health care services?  JAMA, 1990, 263:669-672.

Hiatt, H. H., Barnes, B. A., Brennan, T. A., Laird, N. M., Lawthers, A. G., Leape, L. L., Localio, A. R., Newhouse, J. P., Peterson, L. M., and Thorpe, K. E.:  A study of medical injury and medical malpractice. An overview.  New Engl J. Med, 1989, 321:480-484.

Leape, L. L., Park, R. E., Solomon, D. H., Chassin, M. R., Kosecoff, J., and Brook, R. H.:  Relation between surgeons’ practice volumes and geographic variation in the rate of carotid endarterectomy.  New Engl J. Med, 1989, 321:653-657.

Leape, L L,  Unnecessary Surgery. A Pew Memorial Trust Policy Synthesis: 7.  HSR: Health Services Research, 1989, 24 (3):351-407.