Implementing Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Apr 21, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 392 pages
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This collection of 18 case studies covers a broad range of subjects related to health care quality improvement efforts. Ideal as complement to the new Fourth Edition of Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care, these case studies explore themes such as CQI in Ghana Malaria Control, CQI to reduce central line infections in pediatric hospital, a mother’s advocacy group against medical errors, WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign, The Malcolm Baldrige Award Process in Health Care, Comparison of NICE and similar agencies for comparative effectiveness research, and much more.

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PART IContinuous Quality Improvement Using Plan Do StudyCheck Act PDSAPDCA and QualityImprovement Tools
PART IIOrganizing for Continuous Quality Improvement
PART IIIEducational and SocialMarketing Applications in Continuous Quality Improvement
PART IVAssessment Incentives and Regulation
PART VProcess Improvement Research

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Professor Emeritus, Kenan-Flagler Business School and School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Professor, Department of Surgery Center for Healthcare Studies Institute for Public Health and Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Clinical Professor, Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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