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Journal Article

Governance of quality of care: a qualitative study of health service boards in Victoria, Australia.

Bismark MM, Studdert DM. BMJ quality & safety. 2014;23:474-82.

This qualitative study found that most health care leaders believe that board members have opportunities to influence quality and safety. However, insufficient knowledge, experience, and performance measurement may hinder board engagement in quality and safety, and these barriers may contribute to deficiencies in performance.