Duration of Initiative: Three months to develop, now ongoing Setting: Denver Health (DH) is a public health safety-net integrated delivery system including nine community health centers, one hospital, 12 school-based clinics, a Level-I trauma center, a poison center, and the Department of Public Health. DH had approximately 20,000 inpatient admissions and more than 600,000 outpatient visits during 2004. Whom This Should Concern: Performance improvement and patient safety professionals, employee relations departments, hospital and clinic managers, and chief information officers.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2005
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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.
Also known as Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement and Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety