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Quality management in health care : principles and methods / Donald E. Lighter, Douglas C. Fair.

Lighter, Donald E. (Author). Fair, Douglas C., 1964- (Added Author). Lighter, Donald E. Principles and methods of quality management in health care. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA399 .A1 L54 2004
Barcode: 30731101155715
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763732189 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763732184 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 589 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. ; Jones and Bartlett, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Principles and methods of quality management in health care / Donald E. Lighter, Douglas C. Fair. 2000.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The rationale for quality improvement in health care -- Group processes in health care quality improvement -- Process orientation in health care -- Statistical process control -- Statistical process control approaches -- Advanced statistical process control -- Advanced statistical applications in continuous quality improvement -- Clinical processes -- Strategies for implementing quality improvement -- Making continuous quality improvement work -- Legal and regulatory issues in quality improvement -- The future of continuous quality improvement in health care.
Subject: Medical care > Quality control.
Medical care > Quality control > Statistical methods.
Medical care > United States > Quality control.
Quality Assurance, Health Care > organization & administration.
Statistics > methods.
Total Quality Management > methods.