Making Medication Safety a Strategic Organizational Priority

Author: Weingart, Saul N.

Source: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Volume 26, Number 6, June 2000 , pp. 341-348(8)

Publisher: Joint Commission Resources

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Abstract:

Since January 1998 the Executive Session on Medical Error and Patient Safety at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government has periodically convened a group of 25 to 30 practitioners (and a few academics) to discuss issues and identify strategies and solutions concerning patient safety. This profile is adapted from a case study presented at the Executive Session.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 2000

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  • Published monthly, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to providing health professionals with the information they need to promote the quality and safety of health care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety invites original manuscripts on the development, adaptation, and/or implementation of innovative thinking, strategies, and practices in improving quality and safety in health care. Case studies, program or project reports, reports of new methodologies or new applications of methodologies, research studies on the effectiveness of improvement interventions, and commentaries on issues and practices are all considered.

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