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Continuous quality improvement in an acute hospital

C. Potter

Continuous quality improvement in an acute hospital

a report of an action research project in three hospital departments

by C. Potter

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Published by MCB University Press in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of: International journal of health care quality assurance, vol. 7, no. 1, (1994), pp.4-29.

Other titlesInternational journal of health care quality assurance.
StatementC. Potter, P. Morgan and A. Thompson.
ContributionsMorgan, P., Thompson, A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20933342M

Continuous quality improvement study. In , a Department of Holistic Care Services was created at St John's Riverdale Hospital in New York (Newshan & Schuller-Civitella ). The Department uses the Krieger–Kunz method of Therapeutic Touch. Inpatients are treated at . Components Of Continuous Quality Improvement Words | 6 Pages. Quality improvement has philosophical components by emphasizing satisfaction with the consumer (patient, provider, and payer) and health outcomes by focusing on having a mission, values, and objectives to measure performance and implementation (Sollecito & Johnson, , p. 11).

The Joint Commission recently surveyed an acute care hospital. The hospital just received the survey report and the accreditation decision. Which of the following categories should the hospital leaders address first. A. Requirements for improvement B. Grid Elements C. Written Progress Reports D. Triennial Exception Rules. Quality Improvement is a formal approach to the analysis of performance and systematic efforts to improve it. QI involves both prospective and retrospective reviews. Tools used for Quality Improvement in Hospitals – CQI: Continuous Quality Improvement – National Accreditation Board for Hospit als and Health Care Providers (NABH).

support systems for quality improvement and providing the necessary resources for high quality care to be provided. The seven ways to improve quality and safety cover the following: 1. Align organisational processes with external pressure 2. Put quality high on the agenda 3. Implement supportive organisation-wide systems for quality improvement 4.   Rapid Response Teams and Continuous Quality Improvement By Mary Sue Dailey, APN-CNS; Sue Durkin, APN-CNS; Barbara Gulczynski, APN-CNP, APN-CNS; Marge Kearney, APN-CNS; Barbara Loeb, MD; Joanne Pouliot, RN, MS When the Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiated the , Lives Campaign in late , Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital joined the endeavor to .


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