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Improving health care quality

Improving health care quality

a guide for patients and families

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Published by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in [Rockville, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Quality control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Public health -- Quality control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
    SeriesAHRQ pub -- no. 01-0004, AHRQ publication -- no. 01-0004
    ContributionsUnited States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14515686M
    OCLC/WorldCa45798014

    Where Six Sigma is already in use or being considered, it will serve as a shared blueprint for the entire tsForewordï xxIntroductionï xxiPart I:ï ï The Need for Cutting Costs and Improving Quality in Healthcareï 1Chapter 1ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï Trends in the Healthcare Industryï 3Chapter 2ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï. Quality of care is a political priority and an important contributor to population health. This book acknowledges that "quality of care" is a broadly defined concept, and that it is often unclear how quality improvement strategies fit within a health system, and .

    Improving Health Care Quality A range of different approaches have been applied to health care for the purpose of improving health care -- from developing standards and guidelines, supervision, training, process improvement, audit and feedback to large-scale collaborative improvement and accreditation. Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment offers guidance to officials in the public and private sectors on conducting HIAs to evaluate public health consequences of proposed decisions -- such as those to build a major roadway, plan a city's growth, or develop national agricultural policies -- and suggests.

    Get this from a library! Improving health care quality: a guide for patients and families.. [United States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.;]. "This book is an impressive treatise, geared for health care professionals, on using statistical process control tools and techniques to improve health care quality. Using a case study approach, the book will help the novice and expert alike, to turn data into useful and actionable information." Jerod M. Loeb, PhD.


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Responding to the public concern caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analysing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care by: Responding to the public concern caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analysing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care quality.

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Engaging primary care practices in quality improvement (QI) activities is essential to achieving the triple aim of improving the health of the population, enhancing patient experiences and outcomes, and reducing the per capita cost of care, and to improving provider experience.

Health care providers and patients have many good ideas for how to improve quality and lower costs, but often these approaches are not supported well or at all by fee-for-service payments. One of the latest strategies to improve health care quality is pay-for-performance (P4P). No more accolades, or public attention, or professional respect, but hard cash and lots of it.

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