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Donald M. Berwick,
Gail R. Wilensky,
Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Catherine D. DeAngelis,
Lawrence O. Gostin,
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Jacqueline M. Torres, Kathryn G. Kietzman, Steven P. Wallace,
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Carolyn L. Treasure, Jerry Avorn, Aaron S. Kesselheim,
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Michael Shwartz, Joseph D. Restuccia, Amy K. Rosen,
Context: Since the Institute of Medicine’s 2001 report Crossing the Quality Chasm, there has been a rapid proliferation of quality measures used in… More
Charitini Stavropoulou, Carole Doherty, Paul Tosey,
Context: Incident-reporting systems (IRSs) are used to gather information about patient safety incidents. Despite the financial burden they imply,… More
John N. Lavis, Peter Tugwell,
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