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Improving the Quality of Patient Care

Improving the Quality of Patient Care

Alan Gillies

ISBN: 978-0-471-72951-8

Jan 1997

230 pages

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Description

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.
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.