This article clarifies concepts and theories used in quality assurance and their applications and offers a time-ordered conceptual framework for quality assurance standards and indicators, emphasizing the necessity for balance among them.
Processes of monitoring and feedback are discussed as major components of quality assurance systems.
This time-ordered, systems approach to quality assurance was applied to home care services in Ohio.
This theoretical perspective is related to current public policy aimed at nursing home reform.
Mots-clés Pascal : Qualité, Soin, Long terme, Politique sanitaire, Théorie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Quality, Care, Long term, Health policy, Theory, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0528763
Code Inist : 002B30B. Création : 199406.