Strategies Potential Tools and Resources for Leadership

General info and tools

IHI: "Leadership Guide to Patient Safety," white paper: [PDF]

Allina Health: "Improving Patient Safety Culture Through Leadership": [DOC]

Implementing Change in Long Term Care: A Practical Guide to Transformation [PAGES 21-37]
 

QAPI: Guide for Developing Purpose, Guiding Principles, and Scope for QAPI

1) Set clear expectations for patient safety - government body/board

IHI: "Leadership Guide to Patient Safety," white paper: [PDF]

"Getting Boards on Board," Conway, J.,: [PDF]

Center for Healthcare Governance: "Collaborative Leadership Tools for CEOs": [PDF]

2 - 3) Set clear expectations for patient safety – executive admin AND clinical and department leaders (e.g. medical executive committee, nursing leadership committees)

Advancing Excellence: Leadership - Building Skills for Nursing Home Paraprofessional Leaders [video]

 

4 - 6) Set clear expectations for patient safety – physician leader AND supervisors/managers

Johns Hopkins Quality Update: "Embracing the Physician's Role in Safety": [view article]

IHI: Engaging Physicians in a Shared Quality Agenda, white paper: [view article]

 

6) Assess Safety Competencies

Use progress on audit questions for assessment during PIPP