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

Groene, Oliver
July 2011
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy;Jul2011, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p131
Academic Journal
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.


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