Quality Management Integration in Long-term Care: Guidelines for Excellence

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Health Professions Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 174 pages
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During this critical time, when long-term care facilities are being required by regulators and insurers to actively use quality-improvement processes, this outstanding resource provides the practical tools needed for the job. Instead of repeating the same, worn-out Band-Aid solutions, let this innovative new model help you make system-wide evaluations and lasting improvements in care provision, plant management, and staff relations. Here are just some of the practical, change-producing tools you'll get: -- a complete and reformulated model called Quality Management Integration (QMI) -- guidelines for implementing each of the model's six core concepts -- steps for completing the three-phase implementation process -- strategies for overcoming common internal and external barriers to quality, improvement programs -- how-to-use examples of QMI analysis and decision making in long-term care today -- a step-by-step example of an LTC facility's journey through QMI, plus numerous mini-cases demonstrating specific improvements

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Contents

Key Concepts in Quality Management Integration
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QMI Implementation Guidelines
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History Tools and Techniques
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Maryjane G. Bradley has taught at both Metropolitan State University and Century College.

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