Measurement and Quality Improvement

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The intent of measurement and quality improvement is to implement effective quality improvement systems that operate across the entire organisation. To up-scale health interventions, it is necessary for facilities to recognise the multifaceted nature of quality of care.

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According to the American Institute of Medicine, quality in a healthcare context is ‘the degree to which healthcare services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge'.

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Katya Matiszak
23 May 2020
Excellent quick refresher on the concept and utilisation of quality improvement and measurement, in any health care setting.
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Ian Peters
01 Nov 2019
Quick and simple review on measuring continuous improvement activities.
Sandra Palombi
24 Oct 2019
to be better able to support our patients and clients in a clinical setting.
15 Jun 2022
Registered Nurse
A brief overview of quailty improvement and measurement in the healthcare workforce
Jayde Paas
13 May 2021
A bit brief, however a good resource
21 Mar 2021
Good clear well presented information
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