Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub,
MD, Senior Editor.
In Reply: The second sentence of the Comment
section indeed refers to the findings of our study, not the IOM study. I thank
Dr Shortell for clarifying this point.
Snyder C. Quality Improvement Organizations and the Institute of Medicine—Reply. JAMA. 2005;294(6):680. doi:10.1001/jama.294.6.680-d