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North Mississippi Medical Center: a focus on quality, safety, and financial critical success factors.
Murphree J, Englert J, Koch K, Davis KM, Heer J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:545-553.
The winner of the 2005 American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality Prize presents how they use a care-based cost management approach to address the six Institute of Medicine (IOM) quality aims and, in turn, improve safety.
Journal Article > Study
Zayas-Cabán T, Dixon BE. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19(suppl 3):i61-i67.
The number of health information technology (IT) applications for patients is growing, as part of larger efforts to engage patients in safety efforts. This AHRQ study evaluates the role of human factors and ergonomics in the design and implementation of five IT applications intended for patients' home use. In some cases, failure to appreciate human factors engineering principles led to the applications not being used.