HRET releases guide to help hospitals improve quality

Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) has released a guide to help hospital leaders and human resource personnel implement work practices that drive quality improvement.

The guide features 14 high performance work practices in four categories:

  • Organizational engagement
  • Staff acquisition and development
  • Frontline empowerment
  • Leadership alignment and development

 An organizational assessment checklist and resources list are also included.

(Sources: AHA News Now, http://ahanews.com, June 2, 2010; Health Research & Educational Trust  http://www.hret.org, June, 2010)