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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 39, Number 11, November 2013

Complete Care at Kaiser Permanente: Transforming Chronic and Preventive Care
pp. 484-494(11)
Authors: Kanter, Michael H.; Lindsay, Gail; Bellows, Jim; Chase, Alide


Evaluation of a Problem-Specific SBAR Tool to Improve After-Hours Nurse-Physician Phone Communication: A Randomized Trial
pp. 495-501(7)
Authors: Joffe, Erel; Turley, James P.; Hwang, Kevin O.; Johnson, Todd R.; Johnson, Craig W.; Bernstam, Elmer V.


Development of an Instrument to Evaluate Residents' Confidence in Quality Improvement
pp. 502-510(9)
Authors: Hess, Brian J.; Johnston, Mary M.; Lynn, Lorna A.; Conforti, Lisa N.; Holmboe, Eric S.


A Risk Analysis of Cancer Care in Norway: The Top 16 Patient Safety Hazards
pp. 511-516(6)
Authors: Hannisdal, Einar; Arianson, Helga; Braut, Geir Sverre; Schlichting, Ellen; Vinnem, Jan Erik


An Initiative to Improve the Management of Clinically Significant Test Results in a Large Health Care Network
pp. 517-527(11)
Authors: Roy, Christopher L.; Rothschild, Jeffrey M.; Dighe, Anand S.; Schiff, Gordon D.; Graydon-Baker, Erin; Lenoci-Edwards, Jennifer; Dwyer, Cheryl; Khorasani, Ramin; Gandhi, Tejal K.


Full Issue
pp. 480-528(49)


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