Publications

Staffan Lindblad Swedish Registry Feed Forward/Feedback Research
Feed Forward Systems for Patient Participation and Provider Support
Helena Hvitfeldt
Q Manage Health Care Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 247-256

SA Berry, MC Doll, KE McKinley, AS Casale, A Bothe Jr (Geisinger Health System)
ProvenCare: quality improvement model for designing highly reliable care in cardiac surgery
Qual and Saf in Health Care 2009;18;360-368

2008 Clinical Microsystems 4 Part Series Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

Part 1: The Building Blocks of Health Systems, July 2008

Part 2: Learning from Micro Practices About Providing Patients the Care They Want and Need, August 2008

Part 3: Transformation of Two Different Hospitals Using Macrosystem, Mesosystem and Microsystem Strategies, October 2008

Part 4: Building Innovative Population-Specific Mesosystems, November 2008

The Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvement Microsystems in Healthcare Series
"The series of articles on microsystems is intended to provide useful ideas and methods that can be used in diverse clinical settings - outpatient, inpatient, skilled care, and home care - to create the conditions for sustained improvement in clinical quality and value in a way that is appreciated by patients and exciting to the front-line staff who serve them."

Part 1: © Nelson EC, Batalden PB, Huber TP, Mohr, JJ, Godfrey MM, Headrick, LA, Wasson, JH: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 1. Learning from High-Performing Front-line Clinical Units. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement. Volume 28 (9): 472-493, 2002. Reprinted with Permission.

Part 2: © Nelson EC, Batalden PB, Homa K, Godfrey MM, Campbell C, Headrick LA, Huber TP, Mohr JJ, Wasson JH: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 2. Creating a Rich Information Environment. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (1): 5-15, 2003. Reprinted with Permission.

Part 3: © Godfrey MM, Nelson EC, Wasson JH, Mohr JJ, Batalden PB: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 3. Planning Patient-Centered Services. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (4):159-170. Reprinted with Permission

Part 4: © Wasson JH, Godfrey MM, Nelson EC, Mohr JJ, Batalden PB: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 4. Planning Patient-Centered Care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (5):227-237. Reprinted with Permission.

Part 5: © Batalden PB, Nelson EC, Mohr JJ,Godfrey MM, Huber TP, Kosnik L. Ashling K: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 5. How Leaders are Leading. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (6):297-308. Reprinted with Permission

Part 6: © Mohr JJ, Barach P, Cravero JP, Blike GT, Godfrey MM, Batalden PB, Nelson EC: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 6. Designing Patient Safety into the Microsystem.The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (8):401-408. Reprinted with Permission

Part 7: © Kosnik LK and Espinosa JA. Microsystems in Health Care: Part 7. The Microsystem as a Platform for Merging Strategic Planning and Operations. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (9):452-459. Reprinted with Permission

Part 8: © Huber TP, Godfrey MM, Nelson EC, Mohr JJ, Campbell C, Batalden PB. Microsystems in Health Care: Part 8. Developing People and Improving Worklife: What Front-Line Staff Told Us. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (10):512-522. Reprinted with Permission

Part 9: © Batalden PB, Nelson EC, Edwards WH, Godfrey MM, Mohr JJ: Microsystems in Health Care: Part 9. Developing Small Clinical Units to Attain Peak Performance.The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. Volume 29 (11):575-585. Reprinted with Permission

UK Microsystem Evaluation: Clinical Microsystems: An Evaluation

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Our Favorite Clinical Microsystem Publications

  • Batalden PB, Splaine M: What Will it Take to Lead the Continual Improvement and Innovation of Health Care in the Twenty-first Century? Quality Management in Healthcare, 11(1): 45-54, Fall 2002.
  • Mohr JJ, Batalden PB: Improving Safety on the Front Lines: The Role of Clinical Microsystems. Quality & Safety in Health Care, 11(1): 45-50; 2002.
  • Weinstein JN, Brown PW, Hanscom B, Walsh T, Nelson EC: Designing an Ambulatory Clinical Practice for Outcomes Improvement: From Vision to Reality - The Spine Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Year One. Quality Management in Healthcare, 8(2): 1-20, Winter 2000.
  • Nelson EC, Batalden PB, Mohr JJ, Plume SK: Building a Quality Future. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 15(1):3-32, Fall 1998
  • Johnson JK, Mahoney CC, Nelson EC, Batalden PB. "Learning From The Best: Clinical Benchmarking for Best Patient Care," Practice Based Learning and Improvement: A Clinical Improvement Action Guide, 2nd edition. Joint Commission Resources, 2007.
  • Nelson EC, Batalden PB, Plume SK, Mihevc NT, Swartz WG. Report Cards or Instrument Panels: Who Needs What? Journal of Quality Improvement, 21(4):155-166, Spring 1995.