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20th anniversary commemorative issue : quality then, quality now

Author: Keith Hurst; Kay Downey-Ennis
Publisher: [Bradford, England] : Emerald Group Pub., 2007.
Series: International journal of health care quality assurance, vol. 20, no. 1 (2007)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This e-book presents a retrospective look at quality initiatives in healthcare over the past 20 years, and the impact they have had on the effective management of healthcare organisations. It also considers these initiatives in the context of new quality methods and measures, and asks whether quality assurance is still a major issue within healthcare today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Hurst; Kay Downey-Ennis
ISBN: 9781846632273 1846632277
OCLC Number: 137335506
Notes: Title from PDF cover (viewed June 4, 2007).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; Editorial; A tribute to Robin Gourlay; Introducing quality assurance: an exercise in audacity Hannu Vuori World Health Organisation, Regional Office for Europe; A comparative analysis of quality management standards for contract research organisations in clinical trials; Health care performance and accountability; Cardiac surgery productivity and throughput improvements; Developing nursing: the contribution to quality; Change of heart; Blood transfusion policy in Dutch hospitals; Marketing blood drives to students: a case study.
Series Title: International journal of health care quality assurance, vol. 20, no. 1 (2007)
Other Titles: Quality then, quality now
Responsibility: editors, Keith Hurst and Kay Downey-Ennis.

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This e-book presents a retrospective look at quality initiatives in healthcare over the past 20 years, and the impact they have had on the effective management of healthcare organisations. It also considers these initiatives in the context of new quality methods and measures, and asks whether quality assurance is still a major issue within healthcare today.

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