TITLE

No Goal Too Small

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2009, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44499155

 

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