Through the Quality Kaleidoscope: Reflections on the Science and Practice of Improving Health Care Quality – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [US] – February 2013

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Through the Quality Kaleidoscope: Reflections on the Science and Practice of Improving Health Care Quality – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [US] – February 2013

Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science

Methods Research Reports

Investigators: Kathryn M McDonald, MM, Christine Chang, MD, MPH, and Ellen Schultz, MS.

Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); February 2013.
Report No.: 13-EHC041-EF

“Structured Abstract

Background:
The United States devotes significant resources to health care, yet quality is often lacking. In 2004, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality launched a collection of evidence reports on quality improvement (QI) opportunities and strategies related to chronic conditions, practice areas, and cross-cutting priorities. This new Closing the Quality Gap series expands the topics examined and marshals the knowledge of eight Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) to synthesize lessons learned and to advance the state of QI science.”

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