Roadmap to an effective quality improvement and patient safety program implementation in a rural hospital setting

Willy Ingabire, Petera M. Reine, Bethany L. Hedt-Gauthier, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Catherine M. Kirk, Evrard Nahimana, Jean Nepomscene Uwiringiyemungu, Aphrodis Ndayisaba, Anatole Manzi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Implementation lessons: (1) implementation of an effective quality improvement and patient safety program in a rural hospital setting requires collaboration between hospital leadership, Ministry of Health and other stakeholders. (2) Building Quality Improvement (QI) capacity to develop engaged QI teams supported by mentoring can improve quality and patient safety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-282
Number of pages6
JournalHealthcare
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy

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