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Managing and Evaluating Rapid-Cycle Process Improvements as Vehicles for Hospital System Redesign: Appendix A. External Advisory Steering Committee

The objective knowledge and insights of steering committee members over the course of this project have been invaluable.

Geraldine (Polly) Bednash, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Curt Coffman
Curt Coffman Consulting, LLC

Bill Crounse, M.D.
Microsoft Corporation

Roberta Graham, R.N.
University HealthSystem Consortium

Michael Harrison, Ph.D.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Brian D. Janz, Ph.D.
FedEx Institute of Technology, University of Memphis

Donald W. Rucker, M.D.
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Paul M. Schyve, M.D.
The Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO)

John Timmerman
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

Tomas K. Wallen, A.I.A.
Gresham Smith and Partners

Advisor/Facilitator

Patricia A. Gabow, M.D.
Denver Health

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Current as of September 2007
Internet Citation: Managing and Evaluating Rapid-Cycle Process Improvements as Vehicles for Hospital System Redesign: Appendix A. External Advisory Steering Committee. September 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/rapidcycle/rapidcycleappa.html