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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 40, Number 2, February 2014

Assessing the State of Safe Medication Practices Using the ISMP Medication Safety Self Assessment® for Hospitals: 2000 and 2011
pp. 51
Authors: Vaida, Allen J.; Lamis, Rebecca L.; Smetzer, Judy L.; Kenward, Kevin; Cohen, Michael R.


Implementing Routine Health Literacy Assessment in Hospital and Primary Care Patients
pp. 68
Authors: Cawthon, Courtney; Mion, Lorraine C.; Willens, David E.; Roumie, Christianne L.; Kripalani, Sunil


Assigning a Team-Based Pager for On-Call Physicians Reduces Paging Errors in a Large Academic Hospital
pp. 77
Authors: Shieh, Lisa; Chi, Jeffrey; Kulik, Carol; Momeni, Arash; Shelton, Andrew; Deporte, Cynthia; Hopkins, Joseph


Successful Implementation of Standardized Multidisciplinary Bedside Rounds, Including Daily Goals, in a Pediatric ICU
pp. 83
Authors: Seigel, Jonathan; Whalen, Lesta; Burgess, Erin; Joyner Jr., Benny L.; Purdy, Ashley; Saunders, Roger; Munn, Lindsay Thompson; Yip, Theodore; Willis, Tina Schade


Doing Right by Our Patients When Things Go Wrong in the Ambulatory Setting
pp. 91
Authors: Schiff, Gordon; Griswold, Paula; Ellis, Bonnie R.; Puopolo, Ann Louise; Brede, Namara; Nieva, Harry Reyes; Federico, Frank; Leydon, Nicholas; Ling, Judy; Wachenheim, Deborah; Leape, Lucian L.; Biondolillo, Madeleine


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pp. 48


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