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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 38, Number 4, April 2012

Building Hospital Management Capacity to Improve Patient Flow for Cardiac Catheterization at a Cardiovascular Hospital in Egypt
pp. 147-153(7)
Authors: Wong, Rex; Hathi, Sejal; Linnander, Erika L.; Banna, Adel El; Maraghi, Mohamed El; Din, Randah Zain El; Ahmed, Ashraf; Hafez, Abdel Rahman; Allam, Adel A.; Krumholz, Harlan M.; Bradley, Elizabeth H.


Surfacing Safety Hazards Using Standardized Operating Room Briefings and Debriefings at a Large Regional Medical Center
pp. 154-160(7)
Authors: Bandari, Jathin; Schumacher, Kathy; Simon, Michelle; Cameron, Danielle; Goeschel, Christine A.; Holzmueller, Christine G.; Makary, Martin A.; Welsh, Robert J.; Berenholtz, Sean M.


Patient Perceptions of Missed Nursing Care
pp. 161-167(7)
Authors: Kalisch, Beatrice J.; McLaughlin, Margaret; Dabney, Beverly Waller


Detecting Unapproved Abbreviations in the Electronic Medical Record
pp. 178-183(6)
Authors: Capraro, Andrew; Stack, Anne; Harper, Marvin B.; Kimia, Amir


Beyond the Focus Group: Understanding Physicians' Barriers to Electronic Medical Records
pp. 184-191(8)
Authors: Yan, Helen; Gardner, Rebekah; Baier, Rosa


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pp. 144-192(49)


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