(2006), "Core Curriculum for Medical Quality Management", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Vol. 19 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijhcqa.2006.06219aae.003Download as .RIS
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Core Curriculum for Medical Quality Management
American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ)ISBN 0 76373 061 0
Keywords: Health services, Ethics, Patients
Core Curriculum for Medical Quality Management addresses the needs of physicians, medical students, and other health care professionals for current information about medical quality management, principles, methods, programs, systems, and experiences. This book presents a true “state-of-the-nation” assessment of medical quality management and highlights the need for training of physicians who will lead the medical quality movement in the twenty-first century. Each contributing author is a recognized leader in medical quality management. The reader should find this to be a highly readable basic text to acquire a sound initial working knowledge of medical quality management.
Reviews the key principles and methods that comprise the current state of medical quality management in US health care.
Provides a concise summary of utilization management including general approaches and methods, support systems, regulatory constructs, and common outcomes.
Describes the current state of global networks, computing technologies, and increasingly sophisticated medical informatics programs as well as the barriers which data systems can present to improved quality management.
Provides an overview of important legislation, regulation, and case law on which quality of care is based in various health care structures and processes.
Emphasizes the importance of continually evaluating cost-quality interactions as a basis for improving performance, budgeting, and policymaking by health care organizations.
Focuses on the application of medical ethics in a health care system that is increasingly driven by issues of economics, consumer demand, and availability of medical information and technologies.