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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 28, Number 3, March 2002

The Development and Demise of a Cataract Surgery Database
pp. 108-114(7)
Authors: Lum, Flora; Schachat, Andrew P.; Jampel, Henry D.


Private Sector Unlikely to Follow Medicare Lead in Providing Health Plan Disenrollment Comparisons
pp. 115-126(12)
Authors: Carman, Kristin L.; Daugherty, Sarah; Harris-Kojetin, Lauren D.; Lubalin, James S.


A New Department–Field Notes
pp. 107-107(1)
Author: Espinosa, James


Beyond Rapid Cycle: A One-Day Safety Summit Tool to Prevent Mislabeled Laboratory Specimens
pp. 127-128(2)
Authors: Maund, Tina; Espinosa, James; Kosnik, Linda


Using Comparison Charts to Assess Performance Measurement Data
pp. 129-138(10)
Authors: Lee, Kwan Y.; McGreevey, Christine


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