Journal Article
Review

A Department of Medicine infrastructure for patient safety and clinical quality improvement.

Mathews SC; Pronovost PJ; Daugherty Biddison EL; Petty BG; Anderson ME; Nelson TS; Outten K; Langlotz R; Duda D; Herzke CA; Peairs KS; Golden SH; Lautzenheiser MB; James HJ; Desai SV; Keller SC; Feldman LS; Pahwa AK; Berry SA.

Organizational infrastructure is important to ensure sustainability of safety improvements. This commentary describes how one academic medical center integrated structures, processes, and frameworks to build connections within the organization and throughout the community to facilitate success of improvement initiatives.