SSM Health Care Clinical Collaboratives: Improving the Value of Patient Care in a Health Care System
Authors: Kosseff, Andrew L.; Niemeier, Shelley
Source: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Volume 27, Number 1, January 2001 , pp. 5-19(15)
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Abstract:In 1998 SSM Health Care began a series of clinical collaboratives; 46 teams are currently addressing four topics. The authors describe the collaborative model and the results so far.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2001
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