December 1, 2012
In an effort to evaluate quality improvement (QI) programs, self-reported versus externally rated measures of QI success led to different results. This study suggests that, ideally, evaluations of QI efforts should use externally rated measures.
July 1, 2010
"On-boarding materials" to assist with recruiting and orienting consumer representatives to the work of Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q).
October 28, 2009
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) tests innovative strategies for improving health care at the community level. These snapshots of success highlight one activity from each of the original 14 AF4Q communities and outline the steps involved, lessons learned and results of the activity.
January 30, 2005
Tami Merryman, vice president of Patient Care Services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside, presents a summary of Shadyside's efforts to implement the Foundation's Transforming Care at Bedside initiative. Her remarks are excerpt ...