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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 12, December 2012

Design and Implementation of a Hospital-Based Usability Laboratory: Insights from a Department of Veterans Affairs Laboratory for Health Information Technology
pp. 531
Authors: Russ, Alissa L.; Weiner, Michael; Russell, Scott A.; Baker, Darrell A.; Fahner, W. Jeffrey; Saleem, Jason J.


Operations Research Methods Improve Chemotherapy Patient Appointment Scheduling
pp. 541
Authors: Santibáñez, Pablo; Aristizabal, Ruben; Puterman, Martin L.; Chow, Vincent S.; Huang, Wenhai; Kollmannsberger, Christian; Nordin, Travis; Runzer, Nancy; Tyldesley, Scott


Simulator-Based Crew Resource Management Training for Interhospital Transfer of Critically Ill Patients by a Mobile ICU
pp. 554
Authors: Droogh, Joep M.; Kruger, Hanneke L.; Ligtenberg, Jack J. M.; Zijlstra, Jan G.


Frequency of Patient Contact with Health Care Personnel and Visitors: Implications for Infection Prevention
pp. 560-565(6)
Authors: Cohen, Bevin; Hyman, Sandra; Rosenberg, Lauren; Larson, Elaine


pp. 575-575(1)


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pp. 528-576(49)


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