TITLE

Rewarding Behavior: Safe Actions Get Recognized

AUTHOR(S)
Petaschnick, Joann
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2007, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the relevance of hospital incentive programs in promoting patient safety. It offers information on the gain sharing program implemented by Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan, which pays employees for meeting clinical excellence. The challenges faced by hospitals when implementing incentive programs are cited. The importance of the commitment to the tenets of patient safety is emphasized by Diane Pinakiewicz of the National Patient Safety Foundation.
ACCESSION #
24872193

 

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