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Quality Assurance Choice for the Individual

Quality Assurance Choice for the Individual The article discusses the use of a systematic approach to quality as an essential prerequisite for any health authoritys purchases of health care for its resident population, and also outlines the West Dorset philosophy, describing the implementation of a quality assurance programme under the following headings Standards Definition Auditing and Monitoring Standards Service Review and Improved Resource Use Customer Care Outcomes of Care and Organisational Audit and Accreditation. It summarises two recent and ongoing initiatives, Seeking Consumer Views and Asking GPs about Strengths and Weaknesses of Local Health Services. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0952-6862
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002022
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Abstract

The article discusses the use of a systematic approach to quality as an essential prerequisite for any health authoritys purchases of health care for its resident population, and also outlines the West Dorset philosophy, describing the implementation of a quality assurance programme under the following headings Standards Definition Auditing and Monitoring Standards Service Review and Improved Resource Use Customer Care Outcomes of Care and Organisational Audit and Accreditation. It summarises two recent and ongoing initiatives, Seeking Consumer Views and Asking GPs about Strengths and Weaknesses of Local Health Services.

Journal

International Journal of Health Care Quality AssuranceEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1991

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