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Improve policies and procedures through continuous quality improvement.

Implementation Tools

This worksheet is intended to assist health and behavioral health care organizations in developing a data-...

Articles and Readings

Coffey, M. J. (2015). Perfect Depression Care Spread: The Traction of Zero Suicides. JCOM, 22(3).

Articles and Readings

Coffey, M. J., Coffey, C. E., & Ahmedani, B. K. (2015). Suicide in a Health Maintenance Organization Population. JAMA psychiatry.

Implementation Tools

The Zero Suicide Work Plan Template should be used by an implementation team after completing the Zero...

Articles and Readings

Weiss, A. P. (2009). Quality improvement in healthcare: the six Ps of root-cause analysis. Am J Psychiatry, 166(372).

Articles and Readings

Jayaram, G., & Triplett, P. (2008). Quality improvement of psychiatric care: challenges of emergency psychiatry. The American journal of psychiatry, 165(10...

Implementation Tools

This online RCA toolkit is designed to be a resource for any facility that would like to establish or...

Implementation Tools

The Joint Commission Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan tool has 24 analysis questions. This framework is...

Articles and Readings

This report uses New York State Office of Mental Health incident reports to present historical data and a...

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