Kathleen L McFadden
Affiliation: Northern Illinois University
- Leadership, safety climate, and continuous quality improvement: Impact on process quality and patient safetyKathleen L McFadden
Kathleen L McFadden, PhD, is Professor of Operations Management, Department of Operations Management and Information Systems, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb E mail Gregory N Stock, PhD, is Professor and Co Director, Bachelor of Innovation Programs, College of Business, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Charles R Gowen III, PhD, is Professor of Management, Department of Management, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Health Care Manage Rev 40:24-34. 2015..Successful amelioration of medical errors represents a significant problem in the health care industry. There is a need for greater understanding of the factors that lead to improved process quality and patient safety outcomes in hospitals...
- DWI convictions linked to a higher risk of alcohol-related aircraft accidentsKathleen L McFadden
Operations Management and Information Systems Department, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 2854, USA
Hum Factors 44:522-9. 2002..Actual or potential applications of this research include providing policy makers with data-driven information that is useful in improving decisions related to the medical certification of pilots...
- Exploring strategies for reducing hospital errorsKathleen L McFadden
Department of Operations Management and Information Systems, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA
J Healthc Manag 51:123-35; discussion 136. 2006..The findings provide specific directions for enhancing patient safety programs at hospitals in the future...
- Knowledge management as a mediator for the efficacy of transformational leadership and quality management initiatives in U.S. health careCharles R Gowen
Department of Management, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 34:129-40. 2009..S. economy and provides the greatest job growth of any industry. With such growth, effective leadership, knowledge management, and quality programs can ameliorate patient safety outcomes and improve organizational performance...