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  1. Newhouse, Robin P. PhD, RN


In this department, hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice and their practical implications for nursing leaders in diverse healthcare settings are highlighted. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to organizational problems. The focus of this article is on locating and selecting measures for safety and quality improvement initiatives.