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Smith M, Saunders R, Stuckhardt L, McGinnis JM, eds. Committee on the Learning Health Care System in America, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2012. ISBN: 9780309260732.
This Institute of Medicine (IOM) report presents evidence of poor quality care and significant waste (to the tune of an estimated $750 billion per year) in the American health care system. It emphasizes the importance of continuous learning—not only from high performing health care systems but also from industries such as manufacturing, banking, and aviation—and highlights the role of mobile technologies and electronic health records in continuously improving health care.
Journal Article > Commentary
Schilling L, Dearing JW, Staley P, Harvey P, Fahey L, Kuruppu F. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:532-543.
This article discusses Kaiser Permanente's efforts to develop a performance improvement system and become a learning organization.
Vaitheeswaran V. Economist. April 16, 2009;Special Report:6-8.
This article explores how information technology and smart software could potentially improve quality and reduce medical errors.