HIM Ch17 - 2010 Health Information Management: Concepts,...

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Unformatted text preview: 2010 Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice Chapter 17: Clinical Quality Management 2010 Clinical Quality Management Quality improvement compared to quality assurance Joint Commission o 1970 Quality Assurance Standard o 1986 Agenda for Change o ORYX initiative 2010 Medical Errors Institute of Medicine Reports o To Err is Human 44,000 to 98,000 Americans die each year due to preventable errors o Quality Chasm Six dimensions that frame quality care o Safety o Effectiveness o Patient-Centeredness o Timeliness o Efficiency o Equity 2010 Governments early initiatives Social Security Amendments o Part of Medicare/Medicaid Legislation 1965 Utilization Review Medical Evaluation Studies 2010 Quality Improvement Elements of a quality improvement (QI) program o Clear statement of mission o Supportive environment o Adequate resources and staff o Qualified leaders o Improvement attitude o Coordinated and integrated efforts o Comprehensive/continuous care processes 2010 Quality Improvement (continued) Role of HIM professionals Organizational options Judicial decisions o Darling v. Charleston Community Memorial Hospital o Gonzales v. Nork and Mercy Hospital o Misericordia Community Hospital 2010...
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