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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 36, Number 5, May 2010

Harmful Medication Errors Involving Unfractionated and Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin in Three Patient Safety Reporting Programs
pp. 195-202(8)
Authors: Grissinger, Matthew C.; Hicks, Rodney W.; Keroack, Mark A.; Marella, William M.; Vaida, Allen J.

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Linking Residency Training Effectiveness to Clinical Outcomes: A Quality Improvement Approach
pp. 203-208(6)
Authors: Buckley, John D.; Joyce, Barbara; Garcia, Audwin Joseph; Jordan, Jack; Scher, Eric

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Using In Situ Simulation to Improve In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
pp. 209-216(8)
Authors: Lighthall, Geoffrey K.; Poon, Tzevan; Harrison, T. Kyle

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Editorial: Eight Questions for Getting Beyond "Getting Results"
pp. 224-225(2)
Author: Schiff, Gordon D.

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Eight Recommendations for Policies for Communicating Abnormal Test Results
pp. 226-232(7)
Authors: Singh, Hardeep; Vij, Meena S.

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Caring for Our Own: Deploying a Systemwide Second Victim Rapid Response Team
pp. 233-240(8)
Authors: Scott, Susan D.; Hirschinger, Laura E.; Cox, Karen R.; McCoig, Myra; Hahn-Cover, Kristin; Epperly, Kerri M.; Phillips, Eileen C.; Hall, Leslie W.

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pp. 192-242(51)

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