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Basic Definitions

Aine Marie Kelly

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199735754
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322725 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199735754.003.0001
Basic Definitions

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Chapter 1 discusses the basic definitions used in measuring quality of care in radiology according to desired health outcomes and current professional knowledge, including total quality management (TQM), systems failures and approaches, quality indicators and metrics, graphical tools, quality control and assurance, quality improvement, and quality maps. Also discussed are the PDSA cycle, Six Sigma, Lean Management Techniques, Root Cause Analysis, and the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Chapter.  4472 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Radiology ; Public Health and Epidemiology

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