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

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

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Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

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