Journal Article

Perceived factors associated with sustained improvement following participation in a multicenter quality improvement collaborative.

Stone S, Lee HC, Sharek PJ. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2016;42:309-15.

This implementation study examined factors that affect sustained improvement associated with an intervention to increase the rate of premature infants receiving breast milk. Investigators found that physician involvement and continuous education contributed to maintaining the intervention. Human factors efforts such as incorporating the intervention into daily workflow and providing feedback also supported this safety practice.