2012 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2011.
This publication outlines the
National Patient Safety Goals
for hospitals effective January 1, 2012.
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Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2011.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2011.
Hospital performance trends on national quality measures and the association with Joint Commission accreditation.
Schmaltz SP, Williams SC, Chassin MR, Loeb JM, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:458-465.
Professionalism: a necessary ingredient in a culture of safety.
DuPree E, Anderson R, McEvoy MD, Brodman M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:447-455.
Interdisciplinary teamwork in hospitals: a review and practical recommendations for improvement.
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