No Goal Too Small

September 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2009, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p34
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The article announces that the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts aims to eliminate all preventable diseases and become one of the top 2 percent of hospitals that provide patient satisfaction by 2012. The center plans to achieve its goals by adopting the six quality goals set by the U.S. Institute of Medicine and through the Solutions Promoting Improvement, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork ( SPIRIT) program it launched in 2008.


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