Results, not length of experience, are the true measure of success. Taking a deliberate, learning-based approach with attention to detail, as opposed to merely going through the motions, gives hospitals the best chance of achieving excellent and sustainable results.
Hospitals can be more successful in engaging physicians in quality improvement initiatives by avoiding some common mistakes.
Joint Commission International (JCI) has improved the safety and quality of international healthcare through leadership and innovation.
Teh & Associates will offer training and education in healthcare improvement, in a problem-based learning environment, from September 2010.
Teams can accelerate improvement and learning by fixing a time frame for small-scale tests of change.
Bar-code verification technology may reduce the rate of medication errors and potential adverse drug events.
Checklists, when selected, developed and implemented properly, can save lives and money.