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Am J Med Qual. 2015 Nov-Dec;30(6):526-38. doi: 10.1177/1062860614544194. Epub 2014 Jul 30.

Training in quality and safety: the current landscape.

Author information

1
Widener University, Chester, PA Andrew.Karasick@jefferson.edu.
2
Jefferson School of Population Health, Philadelphia, PA.

Abstract

The current US health care environment requires and encourages the development and implementation of training programs focusing on quality improvement and patient safety. This article offers a new resource that details the basic characteristics of such physician-inclusive training programs. Specifically, program type, objectives, eligibility, cost, training length, and modality are aggregated and displayed to provide health care professionals with a new tool to facilitate individual education in the field of quality improvement and patient safety.

KEYWORDS:

health care; quality; safety; training

PMID:
25077710
DOI:
10.1177/1062860614544194
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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