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Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Quality Improvement in Healthcare
A Guide for Students and Practitioners

April 2023 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book introduces quality improvement for anyone studying or working in healthcare. Written in clear, straightforward language, it explores quality improvement from multiple perspectives and outlines a range models and toolkits you can use in practice. Encouraging you to reflect on your role as an improver, the book equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to work through each stage of the improvement process – from troubleshooting an issue, to working with others to make an improvement, through to its evaluation.

Key features:

-          Case studies and activities help you to apply theory and methodology to your everyday role.

-          A comprehensive glossary introduces quality improvement terminology and concepts.

-          A logical four-part structure moves from the basics up, building your knowledge and understanding as you go.

Introducing Quality Improvements
Key Concepts And Definitions
Why Improve Quality?
The Policy Context
Patient Safety
Perspectives In Quality Improvement
Approaches, Models & Toolkits
Troubleshooting And Operationalising Quality Improvement
Working With Others
Evaluating Improvement
How to Evaluate Quality Improvement?
The Importance Of Sustainability

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