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Quality Assurance, Health Care

Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.

Year introduced: 1980

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Tree Number(s): N04.761.700, N05.700

MeSH Unique ID: D011785

Entry Terms:

  • Healthcare Quality Assurance
  • Assurance, Healthcare Quality
  • Assurances, Healthcare Quality
  • Healthcare Quality Assurances
  • Quality Assurances, Healthcare
  • Quality Assurance, Healthcare
  • Health Care Quality Assurance
  • Healthcare Quality Assessment
  • Assessment, Healthcare Quality
  • Assessments, Healthcare Quality
  • Healthcare Quality Assessments
  • Quality Assessments, Healthcare
  • Quality Assessment, Healthcare
  • Quality Assessment, Health Care
  • Health Care Quality Assessment

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