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The Quality Movement

 

Definition: what is "The Quality Movement"?

 

Health Information Technology and the "Quality Movement." Speech by Carolyn M. Clancy, Second Health IT Conference, Washington, DC. September 9, 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/sp090905.htm(external link)

 

History:

Where we have been....where we are going.

 

Current Status:

 

What is going on now? Government initiatives, legislation, etc.

 
http://qhc.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/14/5/319(external link) Quality and Safety in Health Care 2005;14:319-325; doi:10.1136/qshc.2005.014787
© 2005 by BMJ Publishing Group Ltd

New CAP Inspection Initiatives Planned-- see CAP LAP Initiatives (PDF), attached.

 

Current News about Quality

2011 IOM Report - Preventive Services for Women Published

By: Jana Sullinger, MD  On: Tue 26 of July, 2011 20:28 MDT  (5212 Reads)
Rating: star star star star star star star star star half star (9.99/10)
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The PDF is available FREE from the National Academies Press. The IOM conducted a review of preventive services to ensure women't health and well being. This study was funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of HHS. The IOC convened a Committee of 16 members to develop a set of recommendations to be considered by the ASPE (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation) of HHS.

 

HIT Interim Final Rule for EHR Standards Published

By: Jana Sullinger, MD  On: Tue 05 of Jan., 2010 23:00 MST  (7295 Reads)
Rating: star star star star star star star (7.00/10)
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The government recently posted and Interim Final Rule for Health Information Technology standards for EHR (electronic health record) development. You can read more about this at this link http://bit.ly/7OxNt3(external link). I will be creating a page dedicated to this information on this site later, so stay tuned. It will be located at HITECH.

H.R.1237 Passes House and Referred to Senate

By: Jana Sullinger, MD  On: Wed 09 of Apr., 2008 18:38 MDT  (8054 Reads)
Rating: star star star star star star star star star half star (9.99/10)
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Cytology Proficiency Improvement Act of 2007 (H.R.1237) Passes House and Now in Senate

Recommended Article- Frequency and outcome of cervical cancer prevention failure

By: Jana Sullinger, MD  On: Mon 19 of Nov., 2007 06:42 MST  (9887 Reads)
Rating: star star star star star star star star star half star (9.99/10)
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Recommended Article: Am J Clin Pathol. 2007 Nov;128(5):817-24. Frequency and outcome of cervical cancer prevention failures in the United States. Raab SS, Grzybicki DM, Zarbo RJ, Jensen C, Geyer SJ, Janosky JE, Meier FA, Vrbin CM, Carter G, Geisinger KR. Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, and Western Pennsylvania Hospital 15232, USA.

Recommendations For Quality Assurance and Improvement

By: Jana Sullinger, MD  On: Thu 10 of Aug., 2006 05:18 MDT  (11127 Reads)
Rating: star star star star star star star star star half star (9.99/10)
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Recommendations for quality assurance and improvement in surgical and autopsy pathology. Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology. Hum Pathol. 2006;37:985-988.

This article provides guidelines for ensuring quality in surgical and autopsy pathology, including identifying and correcting errors. (more follows)



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