Integrating Indicators Into a Public Health Quality Improvement System

Speake, Dianne L.; Mason, Katherine P.; Broadway, Terrance M.; Sylvester, Mitzi; Morrison, Sarah P.
October 1995
American Journal of Public Health;Oct95, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p1448
Academic Journal
The article considers the role of the Florida public health system to provided high-quality community-based public health services through the use of a health status outcome indicators. In contrast to traditional quality assurance in the public health system, quality improvement is geared towards a systematic, organization-wide approach to improving the quality of care through employee participation and team-building. Aside from this, the system provides periodic peer reviews of local health units.


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