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Getting the Board on Board: What Your Board Needs to Know About Quality and Patient Safety, Third Ed
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Getting the Board on Board: What Your Board Needs to Know About Quality and Patient Safety, Third Edition

Release Date: November 2016. 165 pages.

This book is based on domestic Joint Commission standards, but the foundational principles are applicable internationally.

$55.00 - $220.00
Product Description

Product Description

“Board members retain as much responsibility for quality and safety as for the financial surety of their organizations.”
Getting the Board on Board What Your Boards Needs to Know About Quality and Safety, Third Edition, deepens health care board members’ understanding and commitment to patient safety and quality of care, including why they are such vitally important issues for boards to manage. This latest edition provides more tips and features with a patient focus for new health care board members. 
Key Topics:
  • An overview of patient safety and quality issues and players
  • How accreditation supports high quality patient care and patient safety
  • High reliability and zero patient harm
  • Restructuring the board to prioritize safety
  • Measurement and improvement to reduce safety risks and ensure high quality care
Key Features:
  • Conversation Starters: Questions board members can pose to senior leaders and staff in their organizations to spur discussion
  • Call to Action: Suggested steps board members can take leading the way to quality and safety within their organizations
  • Sidebars exploring related topics such as Joint Commission Leadership standards
  • New case examples highlighting boards that prioritize safety
  • Foreword by Paul Keckley of The Keckley Report
Key Audience:
  • New (and existing) board members in all types of health care organizations
  • Health care leaders and staff that work with board members
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