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Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care

Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care - 00 edition

Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780834218611

ISBN10: 0834218615

Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care by Donald E Lighter and Douglas C. Fair - ISBN 9780834218611
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 2000
International: No
Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care by Donald E Lighter and Douglas C. Fair - ISBN 9780834218611

ISBN13: 9780834218611

ISBN10: 0834218615

Other Editions of Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care

Summary

Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care is the first textbook that explores quality management processes in health care using specific analytical methods in addition to emphasizing general theory and practical applications. Topics that are examined include: statistical process control and group management, disease management, clinical practice guidelines, and implementation strategies. The writing is clear and understandable, and the text makes effective use of examples, illustrations and case studies to elucidate key concepts. Additionally, each chapter ends with exercises designed to reinforce the chapter content. An Instructor's manual is available for this text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Rationale for Quality Improvement in Health Care
Group Processes in Health Care Quality
Process Orientation in Health Care Quality
Statistical Process Control - Basic Principles
Statistical Process Control Approaches - Basic Theory and Use of Control Charts
Advanced Statistical Process Control
Advanced Statistical Applications in Continuous Quality Improvement
Clinical Processes - Clinical Practice Guidelines
Implementation of Quality Improvement
Making Continuous Quality Improvement Work - Care Management
Legal and Regulatory Issues in Quality Improvement
The Future of Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care


Glossary
Index

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Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care by Donald E. Lighter and Douglas C. Fair - ISBN 9780763732189