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Author Spath, Patrice, author.

Title Introduction to healthcare quality management / Patrice L. Spath.

Publication Info. Chicago : Health Administration Press, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 314 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Gateway to healthcare management
Gateway to healthcare management.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Supplemental and instructional resources -- Focus on quality -- Quality management building blocks -- Measuring performance -- Evaluating performance -- Continuous improvement -- Performance improvement tools -- Improvement project teams -- Improving patient safety -- Achieving reliable quality and safety -- Managing the use of healthcare resources -- Organizing for quality.
Note Print version record.
Summary This edition explains the basic principles and techniques of quality management in healthcare. It has practical examples and case studies that apply quality concepts and tools to real-life situations. New to this edition, each chapter includes an expanded list of websites to find additional resources to customize and enhance education. Topics include: quality characteristics most important to healthcare stakeholders; regulatory mandates and accreditation standards; proper techniques for gathering and effectively analyzing healthcare performance measurement data; new technology-based services that will improve the patient experience; key tactics and strategies that organizational leaders and improvement project teams must implement to accomplish quality goals; methods for redesigning healthcare processes; patient safety initiatives; resource management activities; and organizational factors that affect quality management and performance reliability. -- Edited summary from book.
Subject Medical care -- Quality control.
Quality assurance.
Medical care -- Quality control -- Measurement.
Quality assurance -- Measurement.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Medical care -- Quality control. (OCoLC)fst01013833
Medical care -- Quality control -- Measurement. (OCoLC)fst01013837
Quality assurance. (OCoLC)fst01084943
Quality assurance -- Measurement. (OCoLC)fst01084954
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Spath, Patrice. Introduction to healthcare quality management. Second edition 9781567935936 (DLC) 2013005277 (OCoLC)828056109
ISBN 9781567936261 (electronic bk.)
1567936261 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000053963021
DEBSZ 446484865
DEBBG BV043029674

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