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CGIJ review

Fiona MacVane (School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK)

Clinical Governance: An International Journal

ISSN: 1477-7274

Article publication date: 19 April 2013

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to enable busy health care professionals to gain a quick overview of the current articles in CGIJ.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper takes the form of a review.

Findings

Clinical governance continues to be an important issue in contemporary healthcare and the concept is being applied to many different facets of healthcare provision.

Practical implications

The papers in the issue recommend changes to: knowledge sharing, risk management, defining low value/high value treatments, use of voice recognition software and clinical supervision.

Social implications

Knowledge sharing and considering patient quality of life (QOL) rather than basing treatment decisions on cost alone are considered.

Originality/value

The paper provides an overview of current subjects.

Keywords

Citation

MacVane, F. (2013), "CGIJ review", Clinical Governance: An International Journal, Vol. 18 No. 2, pp. 176-180. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777271311317954

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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