Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare: Theory, Practice, and Management covers trends in healthcare quality control and performance. It presents a comprehensive introduction to the theory, practice, and management of performance and quality improvement processes in healthcare organizations.
Parts I and II are intended for use by students in technology-level health professions programs of all kinds and provide a basic background in performance improvement (PI) philosophy and methodology for healthcare today. Students will gain hands-on practice in applying analytical and graphics tools used in performance and quality improvement. Part III is intended for use by students in management-level programs in the health services with chapters focusing on the issues inherent in the management of quality and PI programs in healthcare.
"The quality of this book is superb. It is thorough and perfect for students."
-- Jessica Ferraro, MHA (James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital)Doody's Review
The authors state in the preface that students who use the tools and methods in this book could be light years ahead of others. The book is easy to follow and understand, evolving at a reasonable pace for students.