How Turning a QI Project into "Research" Almost Sank a Great Program

  title={How Turning a QI Project into "Research" Almost Sank a Great Program},
  author={Lucy M. Candib},
  journal={Hastings Center Report},
  pages={26 - 30}
  • L. Candib
  • Published 2 January 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hastings Center Report
Two years ago I had a great idea. I was able to put two disparate thoughts together in the same sector of my brain. One thought was that the low-income patients of my health center needed a place to exercise at no cost. The other was that the local YWCA, where I had been exercising for twenty years, offered institutional memberships to local agencies, like day care centers, which used these memberships as a staff benefit or incentive. My idea was to purchase institutional memberships for our… 
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