July/August 2018 - Volume 40 - Issue 4

  • Maria R. Shirey, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FACHE, FAAN
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2018 marks the Journal for Healthcare Quality's 40th anniversary. Thank you to all who have contributed to the JHQ's success over the last 40 years. We celebrate our authors, peer reviewers, editorial  board members, associate editors, and the production and support teams at both NAHQ and Wolters Kluwer.

  Call for Papers: “Quality and Safety in Veteran Populations”

JHQ is seeking manuscripts that focus on improving quality and safety outcomes for veteran populations across the healthcare continuum. Of particular interest are manuscripts that address care delivery innovation, population health performance improvement initiatives, and other quality initiatives that leverage data analytics. Manuscripts might also address capacity building for quality and safety in the care of veteran populations within and/or outside the Veterans Health Administration infrastructure.

Manuscript submissions for the special issue are due by July 1, 2018. Please follow our author guidelines and submit manuscripts electronically through the JHQ Editorial Manager system at http://www.editorialmanager.com/JHQ and select the category "Special Topics Series."  Please include a cover letter stating that you would like the manuscript considered for the special issue on "Quality and Safety in Veteran Populations."

Dr. Doreen Harper, Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing and Dr. Suzie Miltner, Associate Editor for JHQ are co-guest editors for this special issue.  Inquiries about the special issue can be made either to Dr. Harper at dcharper@uab.edu or Dr. Miltner at smiltner@uab.edu

Please download our Call for Paper​s flyer for more information. ​

Current Issue Highlights


Uses and Limitations of Claims-based Performance Feedback Reports: Lessons From the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

Gerteis, Margaret; Peikes, Deborah; Ghosh, Arkadipta; More

Journal for Healthcare Quality. 40(4):187-193, July/August 2018.

Impact of Surgeon Self-evaluation and Positive Deviance on Postoperative Adverse Events After Non-cardiac Thoracic Surgery

Ivanovic, Jelena; Mostofian, Fargol; Anstee, Caitlin; More

Journal for Healthcare Quality. 40(4):e62-e70, July/August 2018.