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  1. The urgent need to improve Health Care quality : Institute of Medicine National Roundtable on Health Care quality.

    Article - En anglais


    - To identify issues related to the quality of health care in the United States, including its measurement, assessment, and improvement, requiring action by health care professionals OI other constituencies in the public or private sectors.


    - The National Roundtable on Health Care Quality, convened by the Institute of Medicine, a component of the National Academy of Sciences, comprised 20 representatives of the private and public sectors, practicing medicine and nursing, representing academia, business, consumer advocacy, and the health media, and including the heads of federal health programs.

    The roundtable met 6 times between February 1996 and January 1998.

    It explored ongoing, rapid changes in health care and the implications of these changes for the quality of health and health care in the United States.

    Evidence. - Roundtable members held discussions with a wide variety of experts, convened conferences, commissioned papers, and drew on their individual professional experience.

    Consensus Process. - At the end of its deliberations, roundtable members reached consensus on the conclusions described in this article. by a series of discussions at committee meetings and reviews of successive draft documents, the first of which was created by the listed authors and the Institute of Medicine project director. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Qualité, Soin, Homme, Exploration, Maladie, Epidémiologie, Traitement, Diagnostic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Quality, Care, Human, Exploration, Disease, Epidemiology, Treatment, Diagnosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0443554

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 25/01/1999.