The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, and Tools, Second Edition

Elizabeth Ransom, MD Maulik S. Joshi, DrPH David B. Nash, MD Scott B. Ransom, DO, MBA, MPH, FACHE

ISBN: 9781567933017
Hardbound, 2008
Order Code: 2116
  • Non Member Price: $107.00

Book Description

The Third Edition of this book was published in April 2014. To request an exam copy of the Third Edition, please click here. If you need a desk copy of the Second Edition, please contact hapbooks@ache.org.

This book features the most current information on quality issues, tools, and strategies. With momentum building across the U.S. healthcare system to improve patient health outcomes, this book presents a timely guide to quality improvement techniques.

This edition includes new and expanded coverage of:

  • Standards in healthcare quality
  • Tools, models, and strategies for quality improvement
  • Development of a quality measurement approach that includes data collection planning, data analysis, and statistical process control methods
  • Leadership and strategic planning for quality, including its institutionalization and sustainability
  • The techniques for creating an organizational culture that fosters quality

       

      A new chapter on the quality environment, a new case study takes the reader on an academic medical center’s quality journey.

      The editors have assembled a nationally prominent group of contributors to provide the best available thinking in quality improvement.

      Contributors to this book include:
      Kimberly Acquaviva • A. Al-Assaf • David Ballard • Donald Berwick • John Bulger • John Byrnes • Francois de Brantes • Ellen Dawson • Susan Edgman-Levitan • Adam Evans • Thomas Fairchild • Frances Griffin • Linda Hanold • Carol Haraden • Robert Hopkins • Richard Jacoby • Jean Johnson • Maulik Joshi • Richard Koss • Robert Lloyd • Jerod Loeb • David Nash • David Nicewander • L. Gregory Pawlson • Michael Pugh • Elizabeth Ransom • Scott Ransom • James Reinertsen • Stephen Schmaltz • Paul Schyve • Richard Ward • Kevin Warren • Valerie Weber • Leon Wyszewianski

      Instructor Resources: Answers to discussion questions and PowerPoint slides. To see a sample, click on the Instructor Resource sample tab above.