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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.

David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president for the Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation at The Joint Commission, is the inaugural editor-in-chief of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Also known as Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement and Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety

Publisher: Joint Commission Resources

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Volume 27, Number 11, November 2001

Evaluating Quality Indicators for Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia
pp. 575-590(16)
Authors: Rhew, David C.; Goetz, Matthew Bidwell; Shekelle, Paul G.


Making Health Care Quality Reports Easier to Use
pp. 591-604(14)
Authors: Hibbard, Judith H.; Peters, Ellen; Slovic, Paul; Finucane, Melissa L.; Tusler, Martin


Outcomes Following Physical Restraint Reduction Programs in Two Acute Care Hospitals
pp. 605-618(14)
Authors: Mion, Lorraine C.; Fogel, Joyce; Sandhu, Satinderpal; Palmer, Robert M.; Minnick, Ann F.; Cranston, Teresa; Bethoux, Francois; Merkel, Cindy; Berkman, Cathy S.; Leipzig, Rosanne


A Survey of 92 Quality Improvement Projects
pp. 619-632(14)
Authors: Alemi, Farrokh; Safaie, Farhad K.; Neuhauser, Duncan


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