The Common Rule and Continuous Improvement in Health Care: A Learning Health System Perspective – Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper – October 2011

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The Common Rule and Continuous Improvement in Health Care: A Learning Health System Perspective – Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper – October 2011

Harry Selker, Claudia Grossmann, Alyce Adams, Donald Goldmann, Christopher Dezii, Gregg Meyer, Veronique Roger, Lucy Savitz and Richard Platt

Working Group participants drawn from the Clinical Effectiveness Research Innovation Collaborative of the IOM Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care

“Abstract

To generate needed improvements in healthcare, its delivery, and its outcomes, organized and sustained efforts at continuous improvement are needed. The Institute of Medicine’s Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care has developed the vision of a healthcare system that gets the right care to the right people when they need it, and captures the results for making improvements: a learning health system. The Roundtable sees the creation of generalizable new knowledge as a necessary, routine aspect of the delivery of healthcare. Activities that involve measurement, comparison, evaluation, systematic introduction of accepted therapies, sharing of experience and information, and coordination of these activities among organizations, either are, or should become, normal expected activities of such organizations.”  … continues on the site

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