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Unformatted text preview: Sojung Suk List and describe the components of Quality of Care that are highly associated with good outcomes of care. Nursing care is nonfigurative value and quality of care is not easy to appraise. Quality of nursing care is measured by many various patient outcome data, such as number of died patients by medical errors, improper blood transfusion, surgical error with wrong site and pressure ulcer development rate, etc. Chitty and Black introduces Institute of Medicines definition of quality of care: the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge (IOM, 2006). Crossing the Quality Chasm, the report published by Institute of Medicine, described the six components that quality of care must focus on: Broader quality issues and defined six aims care should be safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable. Those are the main purpose and goal of safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable....
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