The COWABUNGA cart: intervention to optimize patient safety, quality of care, and work efficiency in a dermatology hospital practice.

  title={The COWABUNGA cart: intervention to optimize patient safety, quality of care, and work efficiency in a dermatology hospital practice.},
  author={Julia S. Lehman and Lawrence E. Gibson},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={144 10},
1Patient safety is interwoven inextricably with quality of care, a concept that has been emphasized recently by health care professionals, researchers, and payers as a means to assess health outcomes. While patient safety and delivery of quality care are critical in the practice of medicine, work efficiency also is a legitimate concern of physicians, 2 especially in today’s practice climate, which rewards productivity. The practice of dermatology requires the performance of a high volume of… Expand


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