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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2010

Using Workforce Practices to Drive Quality Improvement: A Guide for Hospitals

Description of Resource: 
The purpose of this guide is to provide hospital leaders and human resources staff a basic description of four high-performance work practices (HPWPs) that can help improve an organization's capacity to effectively attract, select, hire, develop, and retain and deploy personnel in ways that best support a high-performing health care system. It also offers approaches and recommendations for implementing HPWPs in their organizations.

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Developed By: 
AHRQ
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Access to Health Services
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Quality Information & Improvement [Internet]. 2010 Jun [cited 2013 Jan 15] Workforce Practices to Drive Quality Improvement - A Guide for Hospitals; Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2010. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0003-EF.