Measuring Health Care: Using Quality Data for Operational, Financial, and Clinical Improvement

Measuring Health Care: Using Quality Data for Operational, Financial, and Clinical Improvement

by Yosef D. Dlugacz
     
 

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This invaluable guide shows students and professionals how measurements and data can be used to balance quality services and financial viability and how measures can help to evaluate and improve organizational, clinical, and financial processes. The book explains the various performance measurement methods used in health care and shows their practical impact on…  See more details below

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This invaluable guide shows students and professionals how measurements and data can be used to balance quality services and financial viability and how measures can help to evaluate and improve organizational, clinical, and financial processes. The book explains the various performance measurement methods used in health care and shows their practical impact on clinical patient outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118429877
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Yosef D. Dlugacz, Ph.D., is senior vice president, Quality Management, North Shore—Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, New York. He is the author of The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations: A Manager's Guide to Tools and Programs (Jossey-Bass). He has taught health care professionals both nationally and internationally, most recently in Italy, Brazil, and Sweden; he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Beijing. Dr. Dlugacz is also Dean of Quality for the Center for Learning and Innovation at the Health System and Director of the Julienne and Abraham Krasnoff Center for Advanced Studies in Quality.

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