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MMHA 6900 Healthcare Quality Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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MMHA 6900 Course Readings

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Adams, L. Y., & Maykut, C. A. (2015). Bullying: The antithesis of caring acknowledging the dark side of the nursing profession. International Journal of Caring Sciences, 8(3), 765–773.

Albrecht, R. M. (2015). Patient safety: The what, how, and when. The American Journal of Surgery, 210(6), 978–982.

Bellack, J. P., & Thibault, G. E. (2016). Creating a continuously learning health system through technology: A call to action. Journal of Nursing Education, 55(1), 3–5.

Block, D. J. (2014). Revisiting the Triple Aim—Are we any closer to integrated health care? Physician Executive, 40(1), 40–43.

Burton, D. A. (2013). Driving out waste: A framework to enhance value in clinical care. Healthcare Financial Management, 67(6), 94–99.

Byrnes, J. (2014). Using the board quality committee to drive the value proposition. Healthcare Financial Management, 68(8), 92–93.

Colla, C. H. (2014). Swimming against the current—What might work to reduce low-value care? New England Journal of Medicine, 371(14), 1280–1283.

Combes, J. R., & Totten, M. K. (2015). Leadership for value-based care. Four areas of knowledge and skills must be mastered to make the move from fee for service. Healthcare executive, 30(3), 74–77.

Detsky, A. S., Baerlocher, M. O., & Wu, A. W. (2013). Admitting mistakes: Ethics says yes, instinct says no. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 185(5), 448.

Edwards, M. T. (2013). A longitudinal study of clinical peer review’s impact on quality and safety in U.S. hospitals. Journal of Healthcare Management, 58(5), 369–385.

Finkelstein, J. A., Brickman, A. L., Capron, A., Ford, D. E., Gombosev, A., Greene, S. M., … Sugarman, J. (2015). Oversight on the borderline: Quality improvement and pragmatic research. Clinical Trials, 12(5), 457–466.

Grant, S., Guthrie, B., Entwistle, V., & Williams, B. (2014). A meta-ethnography of organisational culture in primary care medical practice. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 28(1), 21–40.

Griffith, J. R. (2015). Understanding high-reliability organizations: Are Baldrige recipients models? Journal of Healthcare Management, 60(1), 44–61.

Grintsova, O., Maier, W., & Mielck, A. (2014). Inequalities in health care among patients with type 2 diabetes by individual socio-economic status (SES) and regional deprivation: A systematic literature review. International Journal for Equity in Health, 13, 43.

Hall, W. J., Chapman, M. V., Lee, K. M., Merino, Y. M., Thomas, T. W., Payne, B. K., … Coyne-Beasley, T. (2015). Implicit racial/ethnic bias among health care professionals and its influence on health care outcomes: A systematic review. American Journal of Public Health, 105(12), e60–e76.

Joseph, M. L., Rhodes, A., & Watson, C. A. (2016). Preparing nurse leaders to innovate: Iowa’s innovation seminar. Journal of Nursing Education, 55(2), 113–117.

Kachalia, A. (2013). Improving patient safety through transparency. New England Journal of Medicine, 369(18), 1677–1679.

Kaplan, R. S., Witkowski, M., Abbott, M., Guzman, A. B., Higgins, L. D., Meara, J. G., … Feeley, T. W. (2014). Using time-driven activity-based costing to identify value improvement opportunities in healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(6), 399–412.

Kuo, R. N., & Lai, M-S. (2013). The influence of socio-economic status and multimorbidity patterns on healthcare costs: A six-year follow-up under a universal healthcare system. International Journal for Equity in Health, 12, 69.

MacLeod, L. (2014). “Second Victim” casualties and how physician leaders can help. Physician Executive, 40(1), 8–12.

May, E. L. (2013). The power of zero: Steps toward high reliability healthcare. Healthcare Executive, 28(2), 16–18, 20, 22.

McLees, A. W., Nawaz, S., Thomas, C., & Young, A. (2015). Defining and assessing quality improvement outcomes: A framework for public health. American Journal of Public Health, 105(Suppl. 2), S167–S173.

Moore, K. D., Eyestone, K., & Coddington, D. C. (2013). The healthcare cost curve can be bent. Healthcare Financial Management, 67(3), 78–84.

Nelson, W. A. (2013). Addressing the second victims of medical error. Healthcare Executive, 28(2), 56–59.

Nelson, W. A. (2014). Proposed ethical guidelines for quality improvement. Healthcare executive, 29(2), 52–55.

Patel, J., Ahmed, K., Guru, K. A., Khan, F., Marsh, H., Shamim Khan, M., & Dasgupta, P. (2014). An overview of the use and implementation of checklists in surgical specialties—A systematic review. International Journal of Surgery, 12(12), 1317–1323.

Payne, J., & Leiter, J. (2013). Structuring agency: Examining healthcare management in the USA and Australia using organizational theory. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 27(1), 106–112.

Peterson, E. D., Ho, P. M., Barton, M., Beam, C., Burgess, L. H., Casey, D. E., Jr. … Stanko, S. (2014). ACC/AHA/AACVPR/AAFP/ANA Concepts for clinician—Patient shared accountability in performance measures: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on performance measures. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 64(20), 2133–2145.

Professional pointers. (2015). Healthcare Executive, 30(1), 48–49.

Sabbatini, A. K., Nallamothu, B. K., & Kocher, K. E. (2014). Reducing variation in hospital admissions from the emergency department for low-mortality conditions may produce savings. Health Affairs, 33(9), 1655–1663.

Seow, H. Y., & Sibley, L. M. (2014). Developing a dashboard to help measure and achieve the triple aim: A population-based cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 363.

Skinner, L., Tripp, T. R., Scouler, D., & Pechacek, J. M. (2015). Partnerships with aviation: Promoting a culture of safety in health care. Creative Nursing, 21(3), 179–185.

Solomon, B. (2015). Developing a robust safety culture. Professional Safety, 60(8), 50–52.

Spinelli, W. M. (2013). The phantom limb of the triple aim. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 88(12), 1356–1357.

Squazzo, J. D. (2014). The ethics of access to care and care disparities. Healthcare Executive, 29(1), 32–6, 38–9.

Stempniak, M. (2014). The other victim. When a patient is harmed, staff often suffer in silence. Hospitals & Health Networks, 88(7), 18.

Teng, K., DiPiero, J., Meese, T., Doerr, M., Leonard, M., Daly, T., … Hicks, J. K. (2014). Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Personalized Healthcare: Setting the stage for value-based care.  Pharmacogenomics, 15(5), 587–591.

Trbovich, P. (2014). Five ways to incorporate systems thinking into healthcare organizations. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, 48(Suppl. 2), 31–4, 36.

Tsai, T. C., Joynt, K. E., Orav, E. J., Gawande, A. A., & Jha, A. K. (2013). Variation in surgical-readmission rates and quality of hospital care. New England Journal of Medicine, 369(12), 1134–1142.

Yamada, T., Chen, C-C., Murata, C., Hirai, H., Ojima, T., Kondo, K., & Harris, J. R. (2015). Access disparity and health inequality of the elderly: Unmet needs and delayed healthcare. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(2), 1745–1772.

Other Readings

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