Implementing Patient Safety Initiatives in Rural Hospitals

Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Klingner J, Moscovice I, Tupper J, Coburn A, Wakefield M

Abstract: This article describes the Tennessee Rural Hospital Patient Safety Demonstration project, whose goal was to strengthen capacity for patient safety initiatives in 8 small Tennessee rural hospitals using a multi-organizational collaborative model. The demonstration identified and facilitated implementation of 3 patient safety interventions.

Published in: Journal of Rural Health

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