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CGIJ review

CGIJ review 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clinical Governance: An International Journal Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1477-7274
DOI
10.1108/14777271311317954
Publisher site
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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.

Journal

Clinical Governance: An International JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 19, 2013

Keywords: Social responsibility; Risk management; RADICAL framework; Defining clinical governance; Tonsil and adenoid health status instrument; Clinical supervision; Voice recognition software; Health care

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