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 ef ...show morefective 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.