Most of us tend to “peak” (i.e., focus all our efforts to meet a certain deadline, or attain a onetime goal). It is much harder mentally and physically to continuously be up-to-date and on top of things.
- How would you recommend the implementation of a continuous effort?
- What would be your key concerns? How would you monitor your effectiveness?
- Explore many of the hospital-wide Joint Commission medical quality and safety measures and present strategies by which the medical leadership can help impact these in the hospital.
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