Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Nurs Care Qual. 1994 Oct;9(1):16-20.

Product evaluation and process improvement.

Author information

  • 1Department of Enterostomal Therapy, St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, OH.

Abstract

This article discusses how a systematic approach to product selection and evaluation can assist health care personnel. This model considers four tenets: (1) quality, (2) cost, (3) safety, and (4) practitioner choice. An algorithm is utilized to serve as a visual guide for the introduction, trial, and selection of equipment and products. In addition to considering the four tenets, the article discusses the value of an integrated team approach and the importance of involving the staff in the decisions.

PMID:
7994068
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk