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Approaches to quality improvement in nursing homes: Lessons learned from the six-state pilot of CMS's Nursing Home Quality Initiative

  • Stephanie Kissam1Email author,
  • David Gifford1, 2,
  • Peggy Parks^3,
  • Gail Patry1,
  • Laura Palmer4,
  • Linda Wilkes5,
  • Matthew Fitzgerald6,
  • Alice Stollenwerk Petrulis7 and
  • Leslie Barnette8
^Deceased
Contributed equally
BMC Geriatrics20033:2

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-3-2

Received: 17 January 2003

Accepted: 16 May 2003

Published: 16 May 2003

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
17 Jan 2003 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Feb 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marilyn Rantz
26 Mar 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicholas Castle
5 May 2003 Author responded Author comments - Stephanie Kissam
Resubmission - Version 3
5 May 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 May 2003 Author responded Author comments - Stephanie Kissam
Resubmission - Version 4
13 May 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
16 May 2003 Editorially accepted
16 May 2003 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-3-2

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Rhode Island Quality Partners
(2)
Division of Geriatrics, Brown University
(3)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(4)
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care
(5)
Florida Medical Quality Assurance
(6)
Delmarva Foundation
(7)
Ohio KePRO
(8)
Qualis Health

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