Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes in Critical Access Rural Hospital

Karen E. Joynt, Yael Harris, E. John Orav, Ashish K. Jha
JAMA. 2011;306(1):45-52.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Quality Measures and the Individual Physician

Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D.
N Engl J Med 2010; 363:606-607

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Accountability Measures — Using Measurement to Promote Quality Improvement

M.R. Chassin, J.M. Loeb, S.P. Schmaltz, R.M. Wachter
N Engl J Med 2010; 363:683-688

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Missing Voice of Patients in Drug-Safety Reporting

Basch, Ethan
N Engl J Med 2010 362: 865-869
Extract FREE Full Text PDF

Clarifying Sources of Geographic Differences in Medicare Spending

Zuckerman, Stephen, Waidmann, Timothy, Berenson, Robert, Hadley, Jack
N Engl J Med 2010 363: 54-62
Abstract FREE Full Text PDF Supplementary Appendix

Editorial

Geographic Variation in Medicare Spending.
Epstein, A. M.
N Engl J Med 2010 363: 85-86
Extract FREE Full Text PDF

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Effect of Bar-Code Technology on the Safety of Medication Administration

Poon, Eric G., Keohane, Carol A., Yoon, Catherine S., Ditmore, Matthew, Bane, Anne, Levtzion-Korach, Osnat, Moniz, Thomas, Rothschild, Jeffrey M., Kachalia, Allen B., Hayes, Judy, Churchill, William W., Lipsitz, Stuart, Whittemore, Anthony D., Bates, David W., Gandhi, Tejal K.
N Engl J Med 2010 362: 1698-1707
Abstract Full Text PDF Supplementary Material

Monday, July 19, 2010

Physicians' Perceptions, Preparedness for Reporting, and Experiences Related to Impaired and Incompetent Colleagues

Catherine M. DesRoches; Sowmya R. Rao; John A. Fromson; Robert J. Birnbaum; Lisa Iezzoni; Christine Vogeli; Eric G. Campbell
JAMA. 2010;304(2):187-193.
ABSTRACT FULL TEXT PDF

Editorial

The Role of Professionalism and Self-regulation in Detecting Impaired or Incompetent Physicians
Matthew K. Wynia
JAMA. 2010;304(2):210-212.
EXTRACT FULL TEXT PDF

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Adherence to Surgical Care Improvement Project Measures and the Association With Postoperative Infections

Jonah J. Stulberg; Conor P. Delaney; Duncan V. Neuhauser; David C. Aron; Pingfu Fu; Siran M. Koroukian
JAMA. 2010;303(24):2479-2485.
ABSTRACT FULL TEXT PDF

Editorial

Surgical Care Improvement: Should Performance Measures Have Performance Measures
Mary T. Hawn
JAMA. 2010;303(24):2527-2528.
EXTRACT FULL TEXT PDF


JAMA Patient Page
Postoperative Infections
Janet M. Torpy; Alison E. Burke; Richard M. Glass
JAMA. 2010;303(24):2544.
EXTRACT FULL TEXT PDF

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Quality of Care—How Good Is Good Enough?

Harold C. Sox; Sheldon Greenfield
JAMA. 2010;303(23):2403-2404.
EXTRACT FULL TEXT PDF

Monday, July 12, 2010

Infection Control Assessment of Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Melissa K. Schaefer; Michael Jhung; Marilyn Dahl; Sarah Schillie; Crystal Simpson; Eloisa Llata; Ruth Link-Gelles; Ronda Sinkowitz-Cochran; Priti Patel; Elizabeth Bolyard; Lynne Sehulster; Arjun Srinivasan; Joseph F. Perz
JAMA. 2010;303(22):2273-2279.
ABSTRACT FULL TEXT PDF JAMA REPORT VIDEO

Editorial

Infection Control Practices in Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Philip S. Barie
JAMA. 2010;303(22):2295-2297.
EXTRACT FULL TEXT PDF