4 edition of Assuring the quality of health care found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
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Good primary care is associated with better birth weights Politzer et al. Relationship between hospital readmission and mortality rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia. The Pacific Business Group on Health requires health plans to set aside 2 percent of the premiums they receive and only allows high-performance plans to retain those funds.2000; Schoen and DesRoches, 2000. Work with communities to promote best practices of healthy living. Third, are the benefits of quality improvement large enough to justify expenditures for quality improvement?
Help patients make more informed choices about the care they receive• The nursing home workforce, its training and its availability for patient care require careful review to determine whether quality of care is adequate. Some experts in quality improvement urge that understanding the rate at which organizations are improving their care are better than using static measures to identify superior and poor performance at a single point in time. The CAHPS survey can be used for health plan accreditation and for health plan performance reporting.
Desired health outcomes are an especially important element for the quality of care dimensions of health reform proposals. Jump up to the previous page or down to the next one. More information is available at.
As the committee observed in , American medicine and the basic and clinical research that inform its practice are generally acknowledged as the best in the world.
The quality assurance and improvement program outlined in health reform proposals ought to include specific responsibilities for identifying and overcoming system and policy barriers to improved performance.
To the extent that organizations focus their energies on public reporting and neglect identified issues of clinical importance in their own facilities, these are lost opportunity costs.