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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Valuation of Surface Water Quality Improvements

Charles Griffiths, Heather Klemick, Matt Massey, Chris Moore, Steve Newbold, David Simpson, Patrick Walsh and William Wheeler.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 7711 words.

Since 1982, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has used benefit-cost analysis to evaluate many of its surface water quality regulations. Early regulations were aimed at controlling...

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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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Quality Improvement Agency

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 144 words.

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning

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Education Scotland

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 102 words.

A Scottish government executive agency, established in 2011 to support quality and improvement in Scottish education. It works in partnership

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Quality of Care

Enola Proctor and J. Curtis McMillen.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2194 words.

Assessing and improving the quality of social services is one of the most pressing concerns for social work practice and research. Practice in nearly every setting is affected by...

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Learning and Skills Development Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(LSDA)

Successor to the Further Education Development Agency, the LSDA provided advice and curriculum support for post‐16 education and training, and resources to support research...

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The advantages and disadvantages of process‐based measures of health care quality

Haya R. Rubin, Peter Pronovost and Gregory B. Diette.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

As consumers, payers, and regulatory agencies require evidence regarding health care quality, the demand for process of care measures will grow. Although outcome measures of quality...

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Learning and Skills Network

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(LSN)

A national UK organization that was formed in 2006 following the demise of the Learning and Skills Development Agency. It is a non‐profit organization which provides...

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Continuous Quality Improvement

Sarah M. I. Cartwright.

in Anesthesiology CA-1 Pocket Survival Guide

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 1994 words.

For the anesthesia provider early in his or her career, the concept of continuous quality improvement (CQI) seems far-reaching in daily practice. CQI is a concept that crosses multiple...

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Impact of a national campaign on hospital readmissions in home care patients

Charles Price Schade, Eve Esslinger, Donna Anderson, Yinghua Sun and Bethany Knowles.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

June 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3867 words.

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Assess impact of nationwide home health quality improvement campaign to reduce acute care hospitalization of home health recipients.

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Staff Assist: A Resource to Improve Nursing Home Quality and Staffing

Nicholas G. Castle.

in The Gerontologist

October 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4876 words.

Purpose:  This study describes the creation and use of a web-based resource, designed to help nursing homes implement quality improvements through...

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Measuring the Output and Prices of the Lottery Sector: An Application of Implicit Expected Utility Theory

Edited by Kam Yu.

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

February 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8435 words.

This chapter presents a novel approach to pricing gambling services, using data on the Canadian lottery system. The Bureau of Labor Statistics excludes gambling from the scope of the...

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POLITICAL POLL REPORTING IN SWISS PRINT MEDIA: ANALYSIS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Sibylle Hardmeier.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

This article deals with the quality of political poll reports in the Swiss print media. A content analysis of 31 different papers reveals that the methodological information given in...

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The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s activities in patient safety research

Gregg S. Meyer, James Battles, James C. Hart and Ning Tang.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4397 words.

Purpose. To update the international community on the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) recent and current activities in improving patient safety.

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Statewide Strategy to Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities

Marilyn J. Rantz, Amy Vogelsmeier, Pam Manion, De Minner, Betty Markway, Vicki Conn, Myra A. Aud and David R. Mehr.

in The Gerontologist

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8781 words.

Purpose: We describe the development of a statewide strategy to improve resident outcomes in nursing facilities, and we present some evaluative data...

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Home Care Quality Indicators (HCQIs) Based on the MDS-HC

John P. Hirdes, Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, Naoki Ikegami, David Zimmerman, Dawn M. Dalby, Pablo Aliaga, Suzanne Hammer and Richard Jones.

in The Gerontologist

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 11302 words.

Purpose: This study aimed to develop home care quality indicators (HCQIs) to be used by a variety of audiences including consumers, agencies,...

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13 Form Follows Function

Sean Heather.

in Antitrust Procedural Fairness

January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 11 pages. 3986 words.

This chapter discusses the concepts of form and function in antitrust law. Over the last fifty years, the world has seen the proliferation of antitrust laws and corresponding enforcement...

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Standards Unit

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Following the UK government strategy for the development of the learning and skills sector as outlined in Success for All (2002), a new Standards Unit was set up in 2003 at the Department...

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Bodies Politic

Paul Slack.

in From Reformation to Improvement

September 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 12911 words.

This chapter explores multiple agencies of virtue and welfare. An examination of welfare activity in the quarter-century from 1714 to 1740 brings into focus the subject of agency. Some of...

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college self-assessment

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The process of evaluating the effectiveness of their own provision by all further education colleges and providers of adult training and education in the UK, in particular to inform the...

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