Journal for Healthcare Quality

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Edited By: Maulik Joshi, Dr. P.H.

Online ISSN: 1945-1474

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This features a collection of peer-reviewed articles that provide insights and learning on where we are headed and how to get there. The articles highlight quantitative and qualitative research findings of evolving quality measurement, care coordination programs, large-scale improvement efforts, and the implementation of multifaceted quality-improvement interventions.

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JHQ Top of Wiley Health and Social Care: Best of 2013. Top Medical Articles Published in 2013

Improving Wait Times and Patient Satisfaction in Primary Care
Melanie Michael, Susan D. Schaffer, Patricia L. Egan, Barbara B. Little, Patrick Scott Pritchard

Whole-Patient Measure of Safety: Using Administrative Data to Assess the Probability of Highly Undesirable Events During Hospitalization
Rocco J. Perla, Samuel F. Hohmann, Karen Annis

Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives in Healthcare: A Scan of the Literature
Rocco J. Perla, Elizabeth Bradbury, Christina Gunther-Murphy