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The end of quality improvement – again

This blog previously drew attention to Robert H. Brook’s article in JAMA regarding the end of quality improvement.   Value is replacing expensive dreams of quality.  Accreditation certificates paper over the loss of quality caused by management following plausible but wrong … Continue reading

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End of the quality improvement movement

The problem is larger than accreditationism.  Robert Brook of the Rand Corporation argues in the JAMA that 40 years after the birth of the quality improvement movement, we still don’t know much about what’s been accomplished. He writes of clinical … Continue reading

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