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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

Publisher: Joint Commission Resources

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Volume 35, Number 10, October 2009

One System's Journey in Creating a Disclosure and Apology Program
pp. 487
Authors: Peto, Randolph R.; Tenerowicz, Lynn M.; Benjamin, Evan M.; Morsi, Deborah S.; Burger, Pamela K.


Patient Preferences for and Satisfaction with Methods of Communicating Test Results in a Primary Care Practice
pp. 497
Authors: Leekha, Surbhi; Thomas, Kris G.; Chaudhry, Rajeev; Thomas, Matthew R.


After the Collaborative Is Over: What Sustains Quality Improvement Initiatives in Primary Care Practices?
pp. 502
Authors: Bray, Paul; Cummings, Doyle M.; Wolf, Marti; Massing, Mark W.; Reaves, Janet


Assessing Processes of Care to Promote Timely Initiation of Antibiotic Therapy for Emergency Department Patients Hospitalized for Pneumonia
pp. 509-518(10)
Authors: Rodriguez, Keri L.; Burkitt, Kelly H.; Sevick, Mary Ann; Obrosky, D. Scott; Aspinall, Sherrie L.; Switzer, Galen; Mor, Maria K.; Fine, Michael J.


A Practical Tool to Identify and Eliminate Barriers to Compliance with Evidence-Based Guidelines
pp. 526-532(7)
Authors: Gurses, Ayse P.; Murphy, David J.; Martinez, Elizabeth A.; Berenholtz, Sean M.; Pronovost, Peter J.


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