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Quality Update - Fall 2009

Fall 2009

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Top Story

  • Seeking to reduce waste and inefficiencies across its organization, an Ohio hospital turns to Johns Hopkins for training in Lean Sigma.

From the Director

  • The Center for Innovation's executive director introduces an effort to move patient care advances into the mainstream more quickly.



  • Patient Safety Director Lori Paine descibes The Johns Hopkins Hospital's strategies for turning adverse event reports into better care.

Points from Pronovost

  • Hopkins' patient safety expert explains how mimicking nature could improve decision-making in health care.


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