A system for systems is required for quality health systems

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Abstract

Improving quality of health-care requires a systematic approach at many different levels within a health system. The levels range from the interactions between individual patient-health provider to the international stage. The provision of care within and between each level needs to be systematically organised if the quality of our health-care is to improve. There is a need to develop a systematic approach to the multiple systems within health care. An organisational structure similar to the Cochrane Collaboration may provide the mechanism to better coordinate all our efforts to improve health-care quality.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-172
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Quality in Clinical Practice
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2000

Keywords

  • Cochrane Collaboration
  • Patient-health provider
  • Quality health-care systems
  • Systematic approach

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