Improving the Quality of Patient Care / Edition 1

Improving the Quality of Patient Care / Edition 1

by Alan Gillies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471966479

ISBN-13: 9780471966470

Pub. Date: 03/24/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Using a combination of management and medical expertise, this book health care administrators develop and improve quality assurance programs. It focuses on procedures for the medical audit which, although now well-established in health care practice, need constant review and improvement to be truly effective.

Overview

Using a combination of management and medical expertise, this book health care administrators develop and improve quality assurance programs. It focuses on procedures for the medical audit which, although now well-established in health care practice, need constant review and improvement to be truly effective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471966470
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/24/1997
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Defining the Quality of Healthcare.

The Development of Quality Assurance Within Healthcare.

Measuring Quality.

Process Improvement.

Clinical Audit.

The State of Clinical Audit: Experiences from the Oxford and Four Counties Region.

Experience With Occurrence Screening.

Development and Use of Clinical Outcome/Performance Indicators.

The Way Forward: Improving the Improvement Process.

Conclusions.

Bibliography.

Index.

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