Quality & Patient Safety

QualityLeadership Matters: A Roadmap Toward Effective Governance of Quality and SafetyThe Joint Commission shares six steps that can lead to improvement in an organization’s quality performanceBy Kathryn K.
Quality and Patient SafetyThe Importance of Quality and Patient Safety2024 COG Chair Vincent Williams shares specific ways for trustees to focus on qualityBy Sue Ellen WagnerInterviewAs we begin a new year, Sue Ellen Wagner, vice president, trustee engagement and s
This webinar focuses on quality and patient safety, specifically on the importance of board involvement.
Quality Oversight Trustees Play Major Role in Addressing Substance Use Crisis Board oversight of quality improvement and patient safety has been shown to correlate with improved patient outcomes By Richard Bottner, Karla Hardesty, Korrey Klei
Quality You Have the Quality and Safety Report. Now What?  Quality and Safety expert Dr.
Board Responsibilities Trustees Focus on Quality to Improve Health Care Non-profit boards have array of resources to fulfill quality mission Michael Jellinek and Thomas Glynn Many hospitals, like academic medical centers and integrated health systems, are relied upon as significa
The AHA’s new resource “Patient and Family Advisory Councils Blueprint” outlines seven steps to successfully launch a meaningful and impactful PFAC.
The number of public quality scorecards for hospitals has increased exponentially in recent years as consumers take more interest in getting the most value for their health care dollar. These attempts at simplifying the complex hospital environment into laypeople’s terms often condense hospital…
In 2001, when Tropical Storm Allison tore through Texas, dumping torrential rainfall on Houston and surrounding areas, Houston’s Texas Medical Center was hit especially hard. The largest medical complex in the world, home to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was decimated by…
He was a healthy 15-year-old boy living in St. Louis, wasn’t in a gang, got good grades and stayed out of trouble. But violence swirled around him, and the teen was so fearful of being shot that he contemplated suicide, with the thought of ending life on his own terms. Less than a…