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What Does Quality Health Care Cost

What Does Quality Health Care Cost Achieving the best health care delivery involves a tension between quality and quantity of health care and its cost. Usually the latter the cost is debated in terms of its insufficiency. In addition, however, the amount of revenue tied up in failure costs or the cost of poor quality can, in any hospital or community service, be appreciable. A model of quality costing to address these issues is outlined. 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
10.1108/09526869110004793
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Abstract

Achieving the best health care delivery involves a tension between quality and quantity of health care and its cost. Usually the latter the cost is debated in terms of its insufficiency. In addition, however, the amount of revenue tied up in failure costs or the cost of poor quality can, in any hospital or community service, be appreciable. A model of quality costing to address these issues is outlined.

Journal

International Journal of Health Care Quality AssuranceEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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