Healthcare Quality Improvement
Jim joined IOE after serving as the Chief Patient Safety Officer and the founding director of the National Center for Patient Safety at the VA Hospital system. He is an engineer, a medical doctor and an astronaut. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine, the Department of Defense Health Board/Trauma and Injury Subcommittee, and the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Board. Jim is the founding director of the Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety.
Bagian JP. The Future of Graduate Medical Education: A Systems-Based Approach to Ensure Patient Safety. Acad Med. 2015 Sep;90(9):1199-202.
Nasca TJ, Weiss KB, Bagian JP. Improving clinical learning environments for tomorrow’s physicians., N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 13;370(11):991-3.
Weiss KB, Bagian JP, Nasca TJ. The Clinical Learning Environment: The Foundation of Graduate Medical Education. JAMA. 2013;309(16):1687.
Bagian JP. Health Care and Patient Safety: The Failure of Traditional Approaches – How Human Factors and Ergonomics Can and MUST Help. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industry. 22 (1)1-6. Jan/Feb 2012.
Young-Xu Y, Neily J, Mills PD, Carney BT, West P, Berger DH, Mazzia LM, Paull DE, Bagian JP. Association Between Implementation of a Medical Team Training Program and Surgical Morbidity. Arch Surg. 2011 Dec;146(12):1368-73.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, Carney BT, Pfeffer D, Turner JR, Young-Xu Y, Gunnar W, Bagian JP. Incorrect Surgical Procedures Within and Outside of the Operating Room: A Follow-up Report. Arch Surg. 2011 Nov;146(11):1235-9.
Lewis GH, Vaithianathan R, Hockey PM, Hirst G, Bagian JP. Counterheroism, common knowledge, and ergonomics: concepts from aviation that could improve patient safety. Milbank Q. 2011 Mar;89(1):4-38.
Neily J, Mills PD, Young-Xu Y, Carney BT, West P, Berger DH, Mazzia LM, Paull DE, Bagian JP. Association Between Implementation of a Medical Team Training Program and Surgical Mortality. JAMA. 2010 Oct 20;304(15):1693-700.
Butler FK Jr, Holcomb JB, Giebner SD, McSwain NE, Bagian J. Tactical Combat Casualty Care 2007: Evolving Concepts and Battlefield Experience. Mil Med. 2007 Nov;172(11 Suppl):1-19.
Bagian JP. Patient safety: What Is Really At Issue? Front Health Serv Manage. 2005 Fall;22(1):3-16.
Bagian JP, Gosbee J, Lee CZ, Williams L, McKnight SD, Mannos DM. The Veterans Affairs Root Cause Analysis System In Action. J Quality Improvement. 2002; 28: 531-545.