Research and Quality Committee

The Mission of RAQC is to promote and support quality research that is consistent with St. Joseph’s Medical Center mission and ultimately leads to improve patient care and satisfaction. Through teamwork and innovation, faith and compassion, advocacy and action, we endeavor every day to keep our patients happy, healthy, and whole. Hello Humankindess. This is accomplished by addressing the six following questions:

  • Is this study consistent with the mission/vision of the medical center/Dignity Health?
  • Would the study reflect negatively on the reputation of the Medical Center/Dignity Health?
  • Does this study have any legal/regulatory issues?
  • Does this study have any budgetary constraints?
  • Does the Medical Center/Dignity Health have the resources to conduct this research?
  • Are there any department disturbances that may arise from this study being conducted?
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