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Monitoring Patient Progress Using Indicators to Evaluate Quality Manul / Edition 2

Monitoring Patient Progress Using Indicators to Evaluate Quality Manul / Edition 2

by Jean Gayton Carroll

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Monitoring Patient Progress Using Indicators to Evaluate Quality Manul / Edition 2

The patient Care models you need to Plan, Measure, Assess, and Improve the quality of Patient Care-from Admission to discharge • Comply with JCAHO standards • Meet managed care and payer requirements • Track patient Care With today's increased focus on quality management, no hospital or ambulatory care center can afford to be without objective patient care models to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care. Monitoring Patient Progress Using Indicators to Evaluate Quality gives you patient care models for 157 diagnoses and interventional procedures-spanning 20 health care disciplines from nutrition, dermatology, and ophthalmology to internal medicine, surgery, and radiology.

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ISBN-13: 9780834218284
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 944
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jean Gayton Carroll, PhD is Assistant Professor, Division of Health Systems Management, at Rush University in Chicago and is the Editor of Aspen¿s Quality Management in Health Care Journal. She has extensive experience in quality and process improvement and policy and standards development, and has worked with Columbia HCA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association of America, and the Centers for Quality Assurance (Cairo). She served as the Director of International Programs for the JCAHO, and severed as a health care policy advisor to ministries of health and government-sponsored health care agencies in Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. A widely-published author, Dr. Carroll also wrote the first published statement of hospital patient rights, which appeared as the preamble to the 1970 edition of the Joint Commission Accreditation Manual for Hospitals.

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Diagnoses and Procedures. Dermatology. Emergency Department. Ear, Nose, and Throat. Gastrointestinal Disorders. Obstetrics and Gynecology. Internal Medicine. Musculoskeletal Disorders. Neurology and Neurosurgery. Nutrition. Oncology. Ophthalmology. Pediatrics. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Rehabilitation. Renal Disorders. Sports Medicine. Surgery. Urology. Invasive Procedures. Medicine HIV and AIDS. APPENDIX A: Abbreviations. APPENDIX B: Diagnostic Data. APPENDIX C: Location and Data Elements. APPENDIX D: Terms Used in the Medical Record. Bibliography.

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