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10 More Powerful Ideas for Improving Patient Care, Book 2


74 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $50.00 (CA $68.00) (US $50.00)

Publication Date: December 2005

ISBN 9781567932485

Rights: WOR

Health Administration Press (Dec 2005)
Executive Essentials Book

Price: $50.00


This book is the second book in a series designed to widely share innovations in patient care. The ideas in this new book have been filtered through the perspective of quality experts including a top executive at the renowned Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Ten ideas are explored in this book, each with its own chapter that provides a description of the idea, an example of the idea in practice, and the results that have been achieved with the application of the idea. This book was developed to call attention to 10 more promising innovations and processes that you can adapt to your organization. Zero-in on ideas that have immediate application to a challenge you are facing, or read all 10 ideas to promote broad thinking about your organizational strategy. Ideas explored in this book include: Implementing rapid response teams Reconciling medications at every handoff Adopting acuity-adjustable beds and rooms Developing and implementing bundles to improve reliability

Author Biography

Maureen A. Bisognano is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining IHI, Ms. Bisognano was senior vice president of The Juran Institute, where she consulted with senior management on the implementation of total quality management in healthcare settings.