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Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
This report reveals that the overall quality of care delivered by US hospitals improved steadily between 2003 and 2005, as measured by adherence to evidence-based treatments for myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and pneumonia. Adherence to the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals, which include measures to prevent wrong-site surgery and promote medication reconciliation, was also measured. Although results on these measures showed a more mixed picture, the report cautions that changes in measurement during the study period limit interpretability of the results.
Weinstock M. Hosp Health Netw. 2011 Apr;85:46-49, 2.
This article discusses one hospital system's effort to hardwire safety into daily work by having providers look at each patient as a loved one.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health Care Innovations Exchange. May 18, 2016.