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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 6, June 2010

Discharge Documentation of Patients Discharged to Subacute Facilities: A Three-Year Quality Improvement Process Across an Integrated Health Care System
pp. 243-251(9)
Authors: Gandara, Esteban; Ungar, Jonathan; Lee, Jason; Chan-Macrae, Myrna; O'Malley, Terrence; Schnipper, Jeffrey L.


Impact of the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) on Safety Culture in a Surgical Inpatient Unit
pp. 252-260(9)
Authors: Timmel, Joanne; Kent, Paula S.; Holzmueller, Christine G.; Paine, Lori; Schulick, Richard D.; Pronovost, Peter J.


Evolution of a Rapid Response System from Voluntary to Mandatory Activation
pp. 266-270(5)
Authors: Jones, Catherine M.; Bleyer, Anthony J.; Petree, Becky


An Implementation Strategy for a Multicenter Pediatric Rapid Response System in Ontario
pp. 271-280(10)
Authors: Lobos, Anna-Theresa; Costello, Jonathan; Gilleland, Jonathan; Gaiteiro, Rose; Kotsakis, Afrothite; The Ontario Pediatric Critical Care Response Team Collaborative


The Tangible Handoff: A Team Approach for Advancing Structured Communication in Labor and Delivery
pp. 282-287(6)
Authors: Block, Michael; Ehrenworth, Jean F.; Cuce, Virginia M.; Ng'ang'a, Njoki; Weinbach, Jacqueline; Saber, Shelley B.; Milic, Milija; Urgo, Judith A.; Sokoli, Desiree; Schlesinger, Mark D.


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pp. 240-289(50)


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