Staff collect quality cards to get best poker hand

March 2007
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p31
The article deals with the patient safety program, Betting on Excellence, at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. The program utilizes the poker game theme which allows hospital staff to study Joint Commission-related issues. Game mechanics give employees the chance to answer questions correctly in order to keep the poker cards. The goal of the game is to collect cards for a week to become the best poker hand.


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