The Essential Guide for Patient Safety Officers
The Essential Guide for Patient Safety Officers
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Title: The Essential Guide for Patient Safety Officers
ISBN10: 1599402343
ISBN13: 978-1599402345
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages: 148 pages
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources; 1 edition (October 1, 2009)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1390 kb
Size epub: 1856 kb
Rating: 4.9 ✪
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Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
The Essential Guide for Patient Safety Officers, copublished with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), is a comprehensive and authoritative repository of essential knowledge on patient safety. The book is geared to help patient safety leaders create a culture of safety; plan, oversee, and implement new safety practices and improve safety-related management and operations. The book is applicable to community hospitals, teaching hospitals, health care systems, rural/critical access hospitals, and ambulatory care settings. Best practices, strategies, and tips are provided in two sections: Core Knowledge and Insights and chapter-length case studies from nationally recognized health care organizations. The editors/authors are: Michael Leonard, M.D., Physician Leader of Patient Safety, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, and faculty, IHI; Allan Frankel, M.D., Principal, Lotus Forum, Inc., Washington, D.C., and faculty, IHI; Terri Simmonds, R.N., CPHQ, a Director, IHI; and Carol Haraden, Ph.D., Vice President, IHI.