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Closing the quality gap : revisiting the state of the science.

Author(s):
United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, issuing body
Title(s):
Closing the quality gap : revisiting the state of the science.
Series:
Evidence reports/technology assessments ; number 208
AHRQ publication ; no. 12-E007-EF-12(13)-E014-EF
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Rockville, MD : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, [2012]
Description:
1 online resource (8 PDF files) : illustrations.
Language:
English
Electronic Links:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK107229/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK99094/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK107315/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK114350/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK99879/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK115404/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK114209/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK114728/
Summary:
A set or reports to help health care decisionmakers--patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, among others--make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services.
MeSH:
Quality of Health Care*
United States
Notes:
Title from Bookshelf entry page.
Includes bibliographical references.
Issued also in print.
Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; www.ahrq.gov Contract No. 290-2007-10062-I. Prepared by: RAND Evidence-based Practice Center, Arlington, VA and Boston, MA.
Description based on online resources (viewed on April 11, 2013).
Contents:
1. Bundled payment : effects on health care spending and quality / investigators, Peter S. Hussey, Andrew W. Mulcahy, Christopher Schnyer, Eric C. Schneider -- 2. The patient-centered medical home / investigators, John W. Williams [and eleven others] -- 3. Quality improvement interventions to address health disparities / investigators, Melissa L. McPheeters [and six others] -- 4. Medication adherence interventions : comparative effectiveness / investigators, Meera Viswanathan [and eleven others] -- 5. Public reporting as a quality improvement strategy / investigators, Annette M. Totten [and 5 others] -- 6. Prevention of healthcare-asssociated infections / investigators, Barbara Mauger Rothenberg [and five others] -- 7. Quality improvement measurement of outcomes for people with disabilities / investigators, Mary Butler, Robert L. Kane, Sheryl Larson, Molly Moore Jeffery, Mike Grove -- 8. Improving health care and palliative care for advanced and serious illness / investigators, Sydney M. Dy [and eight others].
NLM ID:
101603469 [Book]

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