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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Quality of Health Care in America.

Title Crossing the quality chasm : a new health system for the 21st century / Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, Institute of Medicine
Published Washington, D.C. ; [Great Britain] : National Academy Press, [2001]


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Description xx, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Series Quality chasm series
Quality chasm series.
Contents 1. A New Health System for the 21st Century -- The Quality Gap -- Underlying Reasons for Inadequate Quality of Care -- Agenda for the Future and Road Map for the Report -- 2. Improving the 21st-Century Health Care System -- Six Aims for Improvement -- A Vision of Future Care -- 3. Formulating New Rules to Redesign and Improve Care -- Health Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems -- Ten Simple Rules for the 21st-Century Health Care System -- 4. Taking the First Steps -- The Value of Organizing Around Priority Conditions -- Applications of Priority Conditions -- Criteria for Identifying Priority Conditions -- Providing the Resources Needed to Initiate Change -- 5. Building Organizational Supports for Change -- Stages of Organizational Development -- Key Challenges for the Redesign of Health Care Organizations -- Leadership for Managing Change -- 6. Applying Evidence to Health Care Delivery -- Background -- Synthesizing Clinical Evidence -- Using Computer-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems -- Making Information Available on the Internet -- Defining Quality Measures -- 7. Using Information Technology -- Potential Benefits of Information Technology -- Automated Clinical Information -- Need for a National Health Information Infrastructure -- 8. Aligning Payment Policies with Quality Improvement -- Incentives of Current Payment Methods -- Barriers to Quality Improvement in Current Payment Methods -- Adapting Existing Payment Methods to Support Quality Improvement -- Need for a New Approach -- 9. Preparing the Workforce -- Clinical Education and Training -- Regulation of the Professions -- Legal Liability Issues -- Research Agenda for the Future Health Care Workforce. App. A. Report of the Technical Panel on the State of Quality to the Quality of Health Care in America Committee -- App. B. Redesigning Health Care with Insights from the Science of Complex Adaptive Systems
Summary "This is the second and final report of the Committee on the Quality of Health Care in America, which was appointed in 1998 to identify strategies for achieving a substantial improvement in the quality of health care delivered to Americans. The committee's first report, 'To err is human: building a safer health system', was released in 1999 and focused on a specific quality concern - patient safety. This second report focuses more broadly on how the health care delivery system can be designed to innovate and improve care"--p. ix
Analysis United States
Health care
Quality control
Overseas item
Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Notes Captured 22 May 2001 to 2 levels, using HTTrack Website Copier/3.x [XR/YP'2001]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available on the World Wide web
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Public health administration -- United States -- Evaluation.
Medical policy -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Medical care -- United States -- Quality control.
Health Care Reform -- methods.
Quality of Health Care.
Quality of Health Care.
Health Care Reform -- methods.
Quality of Health Care.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Services Needs and Demand -- trends.
United States.
United States.
Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Quality of Health Care in America.
LC no. 2001030775
ISBN 0309072808