Improving the Quality of Patient Care
The development of quality assurance within health care
A review of the current state of clinical and medical audit
The combination of management with medical expertise
An international perspective
This volume has been designed for those interested in improving patient care and involved in clinical audit, including hospital doctors, general physicians, audit staff and other health care professionals.
Table of Contents:
Defining the Quality of Healthcare.
The Development of Quality Assurance Within Healthcare.
The State of Clinical Audit: Experiences from the Oxford and Four Counties Region.
Experience With Occurrence Screening.
Development and Use of Clinical Outcome/Performance Indicators.
The Way Forward: Improving the Improvement Process.