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Using Kotter's Change Model for Implementing Bedside Handoff: A Quality Improvement Project

Small, Alison MSN, RN; Gist, Diana MSN, RN; Souza, Danielle BSN, RN; Dalton, Joanne PhD, RN; Magny-Normilus, Cherlie MSN, RN, FNP-C; David, Daniel MS, RN

doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000212
Departments: Quality from the Field

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Department of Nursing, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts (Mss Small, Gist, and Souza); Regis College, School of Nursing, Weston, Massachusetts (Dr Dalton and Ms Magny-Normilus); and Palliative and Extended Care Service, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California (Mr David).

Correspondence: Alison Small, MSN, RN, Department of Nursing, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Deaconness Rd, Boston, MA 02215 (

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

This column provides a forum for clinicians to describe their use of evidence to change practice and improve quality of care.

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Accepted for publication: May 22, 2016

Published ahead of print: August 5, 2016

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