Physician Use of Health Care Teams for Improving Quality in Primary Care
Conclusions: The findings illuminate how primary care physicians attempt to use teams to improve care quality and enhance their role as care providers. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - June 28, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Call for Reviewers
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Call for Reviewers Source Type: research

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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Call for Papers Source Type: research

Information for Authors
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Information for Authors Source Type: research

Use of Human Factors and Ergonomics to Disseminate Health Care Quality Improvement Programs
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Insights From the Armstrong Institute Source Type: research

Embedding Implementation Research in Community-Based Health Care Systems: Observations of a Field Scientist
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Intermountain Advances Source Type: research

Implementing Daily Leadership Safety Huddles in a Public Hospital: Bridging the Gap
Conclusion: These metrics demonstrate how huddles are instrumental in infusing and sustaining a culture of patient safety in hospitals. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Quality Management Applications Source Type: research

Validation of an Instrument to Measure the Results of Quality Assurance in the Operating Room
Conclusion: The final version of the scale meets the validity requirements, revealing high potential to be used in research and clinical practice. The use of this scale will allow evaluation and comparison of the results among the different operating rooms. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Methods and Instruments Source Type: research

Validation of the BOOST Risk Stratification Tool as a Predictor of Unplanned 30-Day Readmission in Elderly Patients
Conclusion: This study was the first attempt to validate the BOOST 8 P's tool and to utilize nursing documentation within an electronic medical record to capture social determinants of health. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Methods and Instruments Source Type: research

A Mixed-Method Study of Practitioners' Perspectives on Issues Related to EHR Medication Reconciliation at a Health System
Conclusion: There were 2 key gleanings from the issues related to EHR MedRec unearthed by this study: (1) there was an absence of shared understanding among practitioners, of the value of EHR MedRec in promoting patient safety, which contributed to workarounds, and suboptimal use of the EHR MedRec system; and (2) there was a sociotechnical dimension to many of the issues, creating an added layer of complexity. These gleanings, in turn, provide insights into best practices for managing both (1) clinical transitions of care in the EHR MedRec process and (2) sociotechnical challenges encountered in EHR MedRec implementation...
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Hospital Responses to Mortality Measures: A Survey of Hospital Administrative Leaders
Conclusions: Hospitals have employed various strategies in response to SHMRs—including clinical programs that focus on reducing preventable deaths and other programs that target improvement in SHMR performance without reducing preventable deaths. Hospital administrative leaders identify significant benefits and flaws of SHMRs as quality indicators. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Contextual Conditions and Performance Improvement in Primary Care
Conclusions: Our findings encourage careful evaluation of clinic characteristics and capacity to effectively implement redesigns. Such evaluations may help leaders select interventions most appropriate for certain clinics, while identifying others that may need extra support with implementing change. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

From the Editor
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: From the Editor Source Type: research

Call for Reviewers
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - January 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Call for Reviewers Source Type: research

Call for Papers
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - January 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Call for Papers Source Type: research