Journal for Healthcare Quality

Cover image for Vol. 36 Issue 6

Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

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

Online ISSN: 1945-1474


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  1. Original Articles

    1. The Patient-Centered Discharge—An Electronic Discharge Process Is Associated With Improvements in Quality and Patient Satisfaction

      Lacey T. Buckler, Carla Teasdale, Matthew Turner, Aric Schadler, Tracy M. Schwieterman and Charles L. Campbell

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12091

    2. Asthma Care Quality Measures at Children's Hospitals and Asthma-Related Outcomes

      Anupama Subramony, Matthew Hall, Cherie Thomas, Vincent W. Chiang, Richard E. McClead, Charles G. Macias, Gary Frank, Harold K. Simon, Keith Mann and Rustin Morse

      Article first published online: 26 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12075

    3. Patient Needs, Required Level of Care, and Reasons Delaying Hospital Discharge for Nonacute Patients Occupying Acute Hospital Beds

      Marc Afilalo, Xiaoqing Xue, Nathalie Soucy, Antoinette Colacone, Emmanuelle Jourdenais and Jean-François Boivin

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12076

    4. Adolescents Are Less Satisfied with Inpatient Psychiatric Care than Their Parents: Does It Matter?

      Alok Madan, Carla Sharp, Elizabeth Newlin, Salome Vanwoerden and J. Christopher Fowler

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12081

    5. Measuring Hospital-Wide Mortality—Pitfalls and Potential

      Simon J. Mackenzie, Don A. Goldmann, Rocco J. Perla and Gareth J. Parry

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12080

    6. Catastrophic Medical Malpractice Payouts in Spain

      J. Arimany-Manso, E. L. Gómez-Durán, E. Barbería-Marcalain, J. Benet-Travé and C. Martin-Fumadó

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12074

    7. Assessing Compliance With Established Pneumonia Core Measures at a Comprehensive Cancer Center

      Carmen Esther Gonzalez, Tami N. Johnson, Scott Evans, Lisa M. Kidin, Sobha George, Samir Haq, Alma Yvette DeJesus, Ronald Walters and Kenneth Rolston

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12066

    8. Enabling Quality: Electronic Health Record Adoption and Meaningful Use Readiness in Federally Funded Health Centers

      Michael Wittie, Quyen Ngo-Metzger, Lydie Lebrun-Harris, Leiyu Shi and Suma Nair

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12067

    9. Validation of a Predictive Model to Identify Patients at High Risk for Hospital Readmission

      LeeAnna Spiva, Marti Hand, Lewis VanBrackle and Frank McVay

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12070

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      Computerized Clinical Decision Support to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism among Hospitalized Patients: Proximal Outcomes from a Multiyear Quality Improvement Project

      Robert C. Amland, Bonnie B. Dean, Hsing-Ting Yu, Hugh Ryan, Timothy Orsund, Jeffrey L. Hackman and Shauna R. Roberts

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12069

    11. What Influences Participation in QI? A Randomized Trial of Addiction Treatment Organizations

      Kyle L. Grazier, Andrew R. Quanbeck, John Oruongo, James Robinson, James H. Ford II, Dennis McCarty, Alice Pulvermacher, Roberta A. Johnson and David H. Gustafson

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12064

    12. Medication Discrepancies during Transitions of Care: A Comparison Study

      Jessica M. Trompeter, Ashlee N. McMillan, Michelle L. Rager and Jeremy R. Fox

      Article first published online: 13 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12061

    13. Ohio Children's Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety: A Framework for Pediatric Patient Safety Improvement

      Anne Lyren, Richard Brilli, Michael Bird, Nicholas Lashutka and Stephen Muething

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12058

    14. Strange Bedfellows: A Local Insurer/Physician Practice Partnership to Fund Innovation

      Sally Kraft, Elizabeth Strutz, Lawrence Kay, Richard Welnick and Nancy Pandhi

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12057

    15. Implementation of a Standard Verbal Sign-Out Template Improves Sign-Out Process in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

      Aarti C. Bavare, Pankil K. Shah, Kevin M. Roy, Eric A. Williams, Linda E. Lloyd and Mona L. McPherson

      Article first published online: 1 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12056

    16. How Accurate is the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer in a National Sample of Records?

      Patricia A. Zrelak, Garth H. Utter, Daniel J. Tancredi, Lindsay Grogean Mayer, Julie Cerese, Joanne Cuny and Patrick S. Romano

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12052

    17. Application of Lean Methodology for Improved Quality and Efficiency in Operating Room Instrument Availability

      Farrokh R. Farrokhi, Maria Gunther, Barbara Williams and Christopher Craig Blackmore

      Article first published online: 24 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12053

    18. Discharge Phone Calls: A Technique to Improve Patient Care during the Transition from Hospital to Home

      Kristin A. Schuller, Szu-Hsuan Lin, Larry D. Gamm and Nicholas Edwardson

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12051

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    20. Medical Inpatients’ Use of Information Technology: Characterizing the Potential to Share Information Electronically

      Kevin J. O'Leary, Anna Balabanova, Magdalyn Patyk, Cynthia Barnard, David M. Liebovitz and Mark V. Williams

      Article first published online: 9 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12043

    21. Comparing Physicians Personal Prevention Practices and Their Recommendations to Patients

      Pavel Atanasov, Britta L. Anderson, Joanna Cain, Jay Schulkin and Jason Dana

      Article first published online: 4 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12042

    22. Underreporting of Robotic Surgery Complications

      Michol A. Cooper, Andrew Ibrahim, Heather Lyu and Martin A. Makary

      Article first published online: 27 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12036

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      Multifocal Clinical Performance Improvement across 21 Hospitals

      Barbara Crawford, Melinda Skeath and Alan Whippy

      Article first published online: 27 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12039

  2. Feature Articles

    1. Great Expectations—Defining Quality in Pediatric Sedation: Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference

      J. Michael Connors, Joseph P. Cravero, Susanne Kost, Deb LaViolette, Lia Lowrie and Patricia D. Scherrer

      Article first published online: 26 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12033

    2. Are Physician Productivity and Quality of Care Related?

      Nir Menachemi, Valerie A. Yeager, Elisabeth Welty and Bryn Manzella

      Article first published online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12038

  3. Original Articles

    1. Using “Near Misses” Analysis to Prevent Wrong-Site Surgery

      Richard S. Yoon, Michael J. Alaia, Lorraine H. Hutzler and Joseph A. Bosco III

      Article first published online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12037

  4. Feature Articles

    1. A Coordinated Patient Transport System for ICU Patients Requiring Surgery: Impact on Operating Room Efficiency and ICU Workflow

      Michael J. Brown, Daryl J. Kor, Timothy B. Curry, Yariv Marmor and Thomas R. Rohleder

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12019

    2. Reduction in Hospital Reattendance due to Improved Preoperative Patient Education Following Hemorrhoidectomy

      Jenan Younis, Gisella Salerno, Atif Chaudhary, Jonathan P. Trickett, Philip E. Bearn, Humphrey J. Scott and Keith A. Galbraith

      Article first published online: 3 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2012.00133.x


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