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Five ways to engage physicians

Red Orbit, May 15, 2008
A fellow from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement offers five steps hospital executives must take to get physicians engaged in their organization's quality improvement efforts. Physician engagement is important, he notes, be cause "very little happens in a hospital or other care system that is not the direct result of a doctor's order or the indirect result of a policy approved by a body of physicians such as the organized medical staff."