Who applies an intervention to influence cultural attributes in a quality improvement collaborative?
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This analysis of data from the Keystone ICU project found that sites with a higher perceived safety climate were less likely to implement the intervention, perhaps due to complacency. The authors found that sites with greater organizational support were more likely to implement the program, highlighting the importance of optimizing, measuring, and reporting these contextual factors across all patient safety interventions.
Restoring trust in VA health care.
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Isolation precautions for visitors.
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The TRANSFORM patient safety project: a microsystem approach to improving outcomes on inpatient units.
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Exploring the role of communications in quality improvement: a case study of the 1000 Lives Campaign in NHS Wales.
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