National Committee for Quality Assurance NCQA 2008 States Using NCQA

National committee for quality assurance ncqa 2008

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2 3 3 L EARNING O BJECTIVES CHAPTER 10 ORGANIZING FOR QUALITY After reading this chapter, the reader will be able to identify groups responsible for quality in a healthcare organization, describe typical participants in healthcare quality management activities, explain the purpose and content of a quality management plan, recognize aspects of organizational culture that influence the effectiveness of quality management, and discuss strategies for overcoming environmental characteristics inhospitable to quality improvement.
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