Lorri Zipperer Select Publications


Zipperer L, ed. Patient Safety: Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge Transfer. London, UK. Gower [in press] ISBN: 978-1-4094-3857-1

Zipperer, L. ed. Knowledge Management in Health Care. London, UK: Gower [in press] ISBN: 978-1-4094-3883-0.

Zipperer L, Amori G. Knowledge management: an innovative risk management strategy. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2011;30(4):8-14.

Knowledge services. In: Bandy MM, Dudden RF, eds. The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries. 2nd ed. New York, NY; Neal-Schuman: 2011.

Tompson SR, Zipperer L. Systems thinking for success. Chapter in: Porter M, Kelsey S, eds. Best Practices in Corporate Libraries. Santa Barbara, CA; CLIO Press: 2011.

Balik B, Conway J, Zipperer L, Watson J. Achieving an Exceptional Patient and Family Experience of Inpatient Hospital Care. IHI Innovation Series white paper. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2011.

Walton L, Egeland M, Brooks MK, Childs C, Zipperer LA. Empowering patient safety outreach through interprofessional partnerships: educating our communities. J Hosp Libr. 2010;10:224–234.

Zipperer L, Alligood E, Jones B, Williams L. Diagnostic errors: teamwork to solve tough diagnostic puzzles includes librarians. National Network. February 2010;34(3):6-9.

Zipperer L, Knowledge workers, librarians and safety: opportunities for partnership. In: Dwivedi A, ed. Handbook of Research on Information Technology Management and Clinical Data Administration in Healthcare: London, UK: IGI Global; 2009. pp. 495-506.

Robb BG, Zipperer L. Knowledge management in hospitals: drawing from experience to define the librarian’s role. J Hosp Lib. 2009;9:307-317.

Zipperer L, Sykes J. Engaging as partners in patient safety: the experience of librarians. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. March/April 2009;6:28-30,32-33.

Sehgal N, Ranji SR, Shojania KG, Cucina RJ, Hartman ER, Zipperer L, Wachter RM. Development of a web-based patient safety resource: AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet). In: Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. Volumes 1-4, AHRQ Publication Nos. 08-0034 (1-4). July 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

Zipperer L, Tompson S. Systems thinking: a new avenue for involvement and growth. Info Outlook. December 2006;10:16-20.

Vaida AJ, Zipperer L. Safe medication information delivery: The role of the medical librarian. Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. Nov/Dec 2006;3:42-45.

Zipperer L. High reliability, information work and patient safety. National Network. October 2006;31:4-5,7.

Zipperer L, Berendsen M, Walton L. Empowering patients at the public library. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. March/April 2006;3(2):6-8.

Zipperer, L., Gillaspy, M., & Goeltz, R. (2005) Facilitating patient centeredness through information work: seeing librarians as guests in the lives of patients. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 5(3):1-15.

Zipperer L. Knowledge workers, librarians and safety: opportunities for partnership. Paper presented at: Safety Across High-Consequence Industries Conference September 20-22, 2005. Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO

Dominguez C, Uhlig P, Brown J; Gurevich O; Shumar W; Stahl G; Zemel A; Zipperer L.  Studying and supporting collaborative care processes.  Paper presented at the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (HFES 2005), June 13, 2005.
Available at: http://idea.library.drexel.edu/bitstream/1860/1720/1/2006150058.pdf

Corliss, R., Tompson, S., & Zipperer, L. (2004). Systems thinking: a stepping stone to information professional integration. Business Information Alert, 16(10), 1-4, 11.

Zipperer L and Sykes J. The role of librarians in patient safety: gaps and strengths in the current culture.  Journal of the Medical Library Association.  2004; 92: 498-500.

Zipperer L. Clinicians, librarians and patient safety: opportunities for partnership. Quality and Safety in Health Care. 2004;13:218-22. 

Zipperer L. Consumer Health Librarians and Patient Safety. Consumer Connections. 2004; 20(1).

Zipperer L. Williams L. Improving access to information: librarians and nurses team up for patient safety.
(free full w/registration) or http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-106762820.html Nurs Econ. 2003;21(4):199-201.

Zipperer L.. Patient safety. [Internet Resources Column]MLA News. August 2003: 9.

Zipperer L. Membership Organization Libraries and Information Centers. In: Drake M. ed. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. Marcel Dekker, NY. August 2003. pp.1855-1862.

Zipperer L, Gluck J, Anderson S: Knowledge maps for patient safety. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2002; 2(4): 17-35.

Zipperer L. with: Tompson SR.: Communicating competencies and collaboration. Information Outlook. September 2002; 6(9): 28-34. [SLA 2002 H.W. Wilson Award Winner]

Zipperer L. Embracing uncertainty: The essence of leadership [book review]. Business Information Outlook. July/August 2002; 14(7): 9-10.

Zipperer L, Cushman S (eds). Lessons in Patient Safety. Chicago, IL. National Patient Safety Foundation. 2001.

Zipperer L. with: Cooper JB, Sorenson AV, Anderson SM, Blum LN, Blim JF. Current Research on Patient Safety in the United States. Chicago, IL. National Patient Safety Foundation. 2001.

Zipperer, L (Managing Editor) Focus on Patient Safety 1997-2000; 2002-2014. Chicago, IL. National Patient Safety Foundation.

Zipperer L with Haas D. The A B C s of patient safety. Focus on Patient Safety. 2000;3(1):3.

Zipperer L, Scheffler AS (eds) Enhancing Patient Safety and Reducing Errors in Health Care. Chicago, IL. National Patient Safety Foundation. 1999.

Zipperer L. Librarians in evolving corporate roles. Information Outlook. 1998; 2(6): 27-30.

Zipperer L. (Managing Editor.) Health Care Almanac. (three edition series 1994-1998). Chicago, IL.. American Medical Association.

Zipperer L. with Porter CP, Beall ME, Chindlund JF, Corliss RS, Krawczyk CM, and Tompson SR
Special Libraries: A Guide for Management - 4th edition. Washington DC. Special Libraries Association. 1997.

Zipperer L. The American Medical Association's intellectual property management system pilot project: an expansion of the role of the information professional in the corporate environment. In: Professional Papers and Poster Sessions from the 88th Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association: June 7-12th, Seattle, WA. Washington DC. Special Libraries Association. 1997

Zipperer L. The creative professional and knowledge. Special Libraries. 1993; 84(2): 69-78. [1992 SLA H.W. Wilson Award Winner]