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IHI Forum Reflections: 10 'Aha' Moments
Cheryl Clark, Editor, Community Hospitals
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's annual quality forum in Orlando this week drew a record number of attendees. Many went home inspired by panels on quality initiatives that emphasized the patient perspective. Some are already thinking about how to apply what they've learned.[Read More]
 
 
December 9, 2010
 
     
 
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