This free article illustrates some of the power of what can come from collaborative work for safety and quality improvement via the launch and support of a community of practice (CoP). As a knowledge sharing mechanism, I think CoPs can provide great opportunities for multidisplinary, multi-location teams to come together to get work done that might not get accomplished by one organization or one team.
Paul V. Miles, Marlene Miller, Donna M. Payne, Robert Perelman, Mimi Saffer, Edward Zimmerman for the Alliance for Pediatric Quality
Pediatrics 2009; 123: S64-S66
Leading a Culture of Safety: a Blueprint for Success. - Chicago, IL: American College of Healthcare Executives, National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute; 2017.
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