The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine by Charles C. Kenney | 9781586486198 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine

The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine

by Charles C. Kenney
     
 

ISBN-10: 1586486195

ISBN-13: 9781586486198

Pub. Date: 07/07/2008

Publisher: PublicAffairs


If “doctor knows best,” why haven’t quality and safety in medicine been more of a sure thing?

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If “doctor knows best,” why haven’t quality and safety in medicine been more of a sure thing?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586486198
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
07/07/2008
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Call to Action Cleve L. Killingsworth ix

Introduction Betsy Lehman 1

1 Early History of the New Quality Movement 15

2 The Birth of IHI 39

3 The Annenberg Conference on Error 61

4 To Err Is Human 73

5 First, Do No Harm 97

6 The Cincinnati Children's Triumvirate Uma Kotagal Jim Anderson Lee Carter 125

7 Virginia Mason Medical Center and the Toyota Production System 161

8 Josie King 195

9 The Learning Journey of J?nk?ping County, Sweden 213

10 Kaiser Permanente and the Future of Health Care 237

11 The Holy Grail 265

Notes 287

Acknowledgments 295

Index 301

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