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VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 2 ( June, 2008 ) > List of Articles

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Quality and performance improvement in critical care

Lakshmi P. Chelluri

Keywords : Quality, intensivist, variation, performance measures, outcomes

Citation Information : Chelluri LP. Quality and performance improvement in critical care. Indian J Crit Care Med 2008; 12 (2):67-76.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.42560

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

In the past decade, there is an increased focus on quality and safety in health care. Decreasing variation, increasing adherence to evidence based guidelines, monitoring processes, and measuring outcomes are critical for improving quality of care. Intensivists have broad knowledge of hospital organization, and need to be leaders in quality improvement efforts.


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