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    What Do CQI Leaders Think about the Status of Quality Care?

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 16, 2017 3:56:25 PM

    Welcome back guest blogger, Anita Finkelman, author of Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing, for a new post in the Finding Your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement series.

    On November 11 2016, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) published an interview with a video of Donald Berwick, MD, who is one of our experts in quality care. The interview is entitled: To Me, Safety Fatigue Would Be Like Breathing Fatigue or Heart Beat Fatigue.

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    Topics: Anita Finkelman, Finding your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement, quality improvement

    Finding Your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 18, 2017 4:41:19 PM

    Please welcome guest blogger, Anita Finkelman, author of Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing, for a new series on quality improvement.

    A Beginning: Our Blog

    Welcome to the blog Finding your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement! I am going to refer to “quality improvement” as CQI (continuous quality improvement). Upfront, let’s recognize that not only is healthcare a mixed up, changing area but so is CQI—and a new area. I like to use Alice in Wonderland as a background setting to set my mind around the topic of CQI. Why Alice? It actually is not an uncommon source used in leadership and management, but it has implications for CQI, too.

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    Topics: Anita Finkelman, Finding your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement, quality improvement

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