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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 37, Number 1, January 2011

Infection Prevention and Control

A Multifaceted Approach to Education, Observation, and Feedback in a Successful Hand Hygiene Campaign

pp. 3-3AP(1)
Authors: Doron, Shira I.; Kifuji, Kayoko; Hynes, Brooke Tyson; Dunlop, Dan; Lemon, Tricia; Hansjosten, Karen; Cheng, Teresa; Curley, Barbara; Snydman, David R.; Fairchild, David G.

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Research Methods

Designing an Abstraction Instrument: Lessons from Efforts to Validate the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators

pp. 20-28(9)
Authors: Utter, Garth H.; Borzecki, Ann M.; Rosen, Amy K.; Zrelak, Patricia A.; Sadeghi, Banafsheh; Baron, Ruth; Cuny, Joanne; Kaafarani, Haytham M. A.; Geppert, Jeffrey J.; Romano, Patrick S.

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Continuity of Care

Standardizing Hospital Discharge Planning at the Mayo Clinic

pp. 29-36(8)
Authors: Holland, Diane E.; Hemann, Michele A.

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Performance Measures

Experiences of Participants in a Collaborative to Develop Performance Measures for Hospice Care

pp. 38-44(7)
Authors: Schulman-Green, Dena; Cherlin, Emily; Pace, Karen Beckman; Hennessy, Meliessa; Crocker, Patricia A.; Bradley, Elizabeth H.

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To Our Readers
pp. 46-47(2)

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pp. 1-48(48)

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