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Regulation of medical practice. Evaluation and quality control of medical care. Medical audit

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  • Health Systems Performance Assessmentby C.J.L. Murray; D. Evans

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 54.00

    This volume reports on a large body of work led by the World Health Organization that is intended to strengthen the foundations for evidence-based policies aimed at health systems development. This has included work to develop a common conceptual framework for health systems performance assessment, to encourage the development of tools to measure its... more...

  • Making and sustaining a differenceby Jonathan Haslam; Jane Cowan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This ebook provides a collection of articles which examine successful clinical governance initiatives in action. Focusing specifically on risk management practices in relation to patient safety, the articles examine how healthcare professionals can identify and learn from mistakes, and how effective strategies can be shared globally. more...

  • Improving Healthcare Quality and Cost with Six Sigmaby Brett E. Trusko; Carolyn Pexton; Jim Harrington; Praveen K. Gupta

    Pearson Education 2007; US$ 74.99

    The Definitive Six Sigma Guide for Healthcare: Methodologies, Tools, and Metrics   Rising costs are making healthcare unaffordable for millions, and 100,000 people die every year due to medical error. Healthcare must change?dramatically. Many leading healthcare institutions are discovering a powerful toolset for addressing both quality and... more...

  • Quality then, quality nowby Keith Hurst; Kay Downey Ennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book presents a retrospective look at quality initiatives in healthcare over the past 20 years, and the impact they have had on the effective management of healthcare organisations. It also considers these initiatives in the context of new quality methods and measures, and asks whether quality assurance is still a major issue within healthcare... more...

  • Quality, Risk and Control in Health Careby Ellie Scrivens

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 49.00

    Explores how the concept of risk management has been introduced into the public sector and how this has impacted on the definition of governance in the National Health Service. This book addresses the concept of controls assurance by placing it in the context of developments both in local health care management and central government. more...

  • Health Care Evaluationby Sarah Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 47.00

    Evaluation of health care can help determine which services should be provided and how they should best be organized and delivered. This book analyses health care interventions, from specific treatments to delivery systems, in terms of four key dimensions namely effectiveness; efficiency; humanity; and, equity. more...

  • Clinical governance - early studiesby Jeff Lucas; John Wright

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

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  • Risikomanagement in der operativen Medizin (German Edition)by J. Ennker; D. Pietrowski; P. Kleine

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.99

    Ungefähr die Hälfte aller nachgewiesenen Behandlungsfehler (7% pro Jahr) in Deutschland wäre vermeidbar, wenn Entscheidungsträger mögliche Schadensquellen frühzeitig analysieren würden. Ein Risikomanagementsystem ist daher das dringend notwendige Werkzeug für den Klinikbetrieb. Ein praxisorientierter Leitfaden mit umfassendem Ein- und Überblick zum... more...

  • Disease Managementby Michael D Randall; Karen E Neil

    Pharmaceutical Press 2008; US$ 80.00

    Disease Management is a comprehensive introduction to the management of diseases which are commonly encountered in, but not exclusive to, primary care. Pharmacology is considered in the context of clinical practice and a holistic approach is taken to patient care to include lifestyle issues, concurrent disease and treatment and the use of alternative... more...

  • The Best Practiceby Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 16.99

    In the late 1990s, treatment-related deaths or “complications? were the fifth leading cause of death for Americans. Spurred by the crisis, a group of dedicated physicians like Paul Batalden and Don Berwick made it their goal to study the concepts of “quality improvement? used at Toyota and NASA, and to apply them to the practice of medicine. This... more...