Traduction en anglais : Quality assurance and continuous quality improvement : Checkup on the status of the self-governmental bodies of the German physicians for quality assurance in medicine 1955-1995.
In April 1996 the working group of the leading statutory health service officials (Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Leitenden Medizinalbeamten der Länder [AGLMB]) organised a hearing in the course of which the German Medical Association and the National Association of CHI Physicians presented a joint stocktaking of their activities in the discipline of quality assurance during 1955 to 1995.
On the basis of this analysis 10 theses have been evolved to develop quality assurance in Germany : (1) quality assurance and quality improvement are in the interest of the medical care of patients. (2) The main task of quality assurance and quality improvement is not the improvement of efficiency. (3) Quality assurance schemes must be problem-orientated and coordinated ; there must not be a difference in the quality of out-patient and in-patient medical care. (4) There has to be a systematic evaluation of the suitability of quality assurance schemes. (5) Transparency, communication and cooperation are preconditions for a successful quality assurance and quality improvement. (6) Continous quality improvement is based on an extensive internal quality assurance. (7) The initiative for the priority development of internal quality assurance procedures must come from external quality assurance. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Assurance qualité, Qualité totale, Système santé, Réglementation, Allemagne, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Quality assurance, Total quality, Health system, Regulation, Germany, Europe
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0383539
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 10/04/1997.