TITLE

Does quality improvement face a legitimacy crisis? Poor quality studies, small effects

AUTHOR(S)
Groene, Oliver
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy;Jul2011, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the findings of the study regarding the impact of quality improvement strategies including organizational accreditation and management systems and clinical guidelines to improve quality and safety and health care. He states that the above-mentioned strategies are limited to improve quality and safety of health care. He mentions that the complexity of the health care environment contributes to the epistemology of quality improvement research.
ACCESSION #
73802658

 

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