Measuring Quality - Measuring Quality 1 Patient care given...

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Measuring Quality 1 Patient care given by medical professionals includes multiple factors when determining a patient’s positive outcome. Although a medical professional may have all of the required training and certifications needed to treat a patient, a medical treatment plan is necessary in executing a successful, positive patient outcome. There are many indicators to measure a patient’s quality of care, including a set structure and process (Donabedian, 1980).
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Measuring Quality 2 One of the most challenging aspects of health care is ensuring the patients quality of care. Although there are many avenues to determining the quality of care, the most important aspect of this process is a patient plan. A patient plan will describe the illness or injury, treatment plans, medications needed, and a goal for the patient. These types of plans will allow health care professionals to measure the quality of care and the outcome of the patient’s treatments. Along with the patients care plan, there are two main indicators to measure a patient’s
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course COM 220 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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