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Quality of ambulatory care

Barbara S. Hulka

Quality of ambulatory care

an exploration of the discrepancy between explicit process criteria and performance

by Barbara S. Hulka

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Published by U.S. DHEW, PHS, Office of Health Research, Statistics, and Technology, National Center for Health Services Research, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Hyattsville, Md, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ambulatory Care -- standards.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara S. Hulka, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina.
    SeriesNCHSR research summary series, DHEW publication ; no. (PHS) 80-3244, DHEW publication -- no. (PHS) 80-3244.
    ContributionsNational Center for Health Services Research (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14736065M

    Growing Awareness of Quality and Safety Issues in Ambulatory Care The Science of Diagnostic Errors Joint Commission’s Most Frequent Ambulatory Findings Transitions of Care and Care Continuum: Challenges and Opportunities DiscussionFile Size: 1MB. Modern professional ambulatory care nursing is a unique domain of specialty nursing practice that focuses on health care for individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. Ambulatory care nurses practice in settings distinctive from other nurses. They practice in primary and specialty care outpatient venues, non-acute surgical and diagnostic outpatient settings in the community, and .

    that ensure the facility provides quality health care in a safe environment. An ASC, with the active participation of the medical staff, is required to conduct an ongoing, comprehensive assessment of the quality of care provided. The excellent outcomes associated with ambulatory surgery reflect the commitment that the ASC industry has madeFile Size: KB. Quality. Historically, Medicare’s payment systems rewarded providers for the volume of services they provided to the program’s beneficiaries and were indifferent to the quality of care. Gradually, Medicare has begun to orient its payment systems toward paying health care providers in part based on quality.

    Ambulatory Care Settings Ambulatory care refers to medical services performed on an outpatient basis, without admission to a hospital or other facility. Ambulatory care is provided in settings such as dialysis clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, hospital outpatient departments, and the offices of physicians and other health professionals. Alexie Cintron, Diane E. Meier, in Palliative Care (Second Edition), Ambulatory Palliative Care. Ambulatory services are an important aspect of the continuum of palliative care. Ambulatory palliative care programs are available on a consultation basis to ambulatory patient with serious, complex, or life-threatening illness.


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Excellence in Ambulatory Care: A Practical Guide to Developing Effective Quality Assurance Programs (JOSSEY BASS/AHA PRESS SERIES) Hardcover – Febru byAuthor: Dale S.

Benson, Peyton G. Townes Jr. This book is based on current practice, nursing theory, research and experience and is presented in a balanced, common-sense, reality-based approach to the practice of telephone triage nursing.

The book is a must-red for everyone working in the fields of ambulatory care and telehealth nursing, from manager to educator or front-line nurse. Even though most medical care occurs in ambulatory settings, the patient safety movement originated in, and has been mainly focused on, adverse events in hospitalized patients.

However, it is increasingly clear that the ambulatory setting is critically important. Ambulatory care differs substantially from inpatient care in ways that affect patient safety hazards and by: 1. There is also an introduction chapter dedicated to the transition from acute care to ambulatory care and the critical nature of hand-offs in ensuring patient safety and quality of care.

Two chapters are devoted to technologies that provide decision support and information systems for all dimensions of care coordination Quality of ambulatory care book transition management.

Ambulatory Care. AHRQ is committed to improving the safety and quality of ambulatory care in the United States. Ambulatory care is care provided by health care professionals in outpatient settings. These settings include medical offices and clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, hospital outpatient departments, and dialysis centers.

The CAHPS Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide is a comprehensive resource for health plans, medical groups, and other providers seeking to improve their performance in the domains of quality measured by CAHPS surveys. Use this guide to help your organization:File Size: KB. Ambulatory care clinical pharmacists commonly encounter and manage patients with infectious diseases and syndromes.

ACSAP Book 2 (Infection Primary Care) presents evidence-based updates on the management drug therapy in the setting of ambulatory care patients with infectious diseases. Book modules cover treatment guidelines from a variety. Ambulatory care pharmacists must be aware of quality improvement initiatives in order to prove value and sustain growth of services Evaluating Outcomes Measures of your patient care outcomes must be (1) meaningful, (2) feasible, and (3) actionable.

Introduction. The concerns that arose in the early s about the quality of care received by Medicare beneficiaries initially focused on inpatient care (Eggers, ) but quickly extended to other types of care, including, in particular, care provided in ambulatorypeer review organizations (PROs) began to assess, on behalf of the Medicare program, the ambulatory care Cited by: 3.

National Ambulatory Quality Measures Compared to Achievable Benchmarks. The quality measures specific to Ambulatory are compared to achievable benchmarks, which are derived from the top-performing States.

Better performance of a State can mean higher or lower values of a measure, depending on the desired outcome.

Benson has co‐authored and edited a number of books including the Joint Commission book, Quality Assurance in Ambulatory Care, the recently published Jossey‐Bass book, Excellence in Ambulatory Care and the book AmbuQual: An Ambulatory Quality Assurance & Quality Management System. He is editor of the Quality Primary Care Series published by Methodist Hospital of Indiana, by: 1.

In response to an increased emphasis on quality and effectiveness of care, hospitals and health systems must refocus their efforts on the broader care continuum, defined as healthcare outside the trad. CORE CURRICULUM FOR AMBULATORY CARE NURSING focuses on the practice of staff nurses working with ambulatory care patients and coordinating the workflow in ambulatory care settings.

It includes identification and specification of unique role dimensions, such as telephone nursing and care 5/5(1). Redefine Quality in Ambulatory Care For almost 45 years, we've helped Ambulatory Care organizations meet and exceed rigorous performance standards for improved patient safety and enhanced quality outcomes.

The Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing, 4th edition, is the primary evidence-based book that contains the core body of knowledge of ambulatory care nursing. It reflects the test content addressed in the ambulatory care nursing certification exam.

Ambulatory care refers to any kind of care that is provided on an outpatient basis. This is the kind of health care that most people receive on a regular basis, from getting a broken bone fixed in the emergency room to visiting an internist for a diagnosis of a nagging illness.

pmRoom: AB North Quality Improvement in the Continuum. The seminal Institute of Medicine report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm,”1 identified several attributes of the health care system needed for the 21st century. These include equity; “providing Cited by:   Oversight of ambulatory care quality improvement activities remains a frontier to many physician executives.

Other than by ACPE's own expert Dale Benson, relatively little has been written about it. This book presents practical tips to physician executives whose responsibility includes ambulatory care.

Quality of ambulatory care for the elderly: Formulating evaluation criteria Introduction The concerns that arose in the early s about the quality of care received by Medicare beneficiaries initially focused on inpatient care (Eggers, ) but quickly extended to other types of care, including, in particular, care provided in ambulatory settings.

Quality of ambulatory care for the elderly: Formulating evaluation criteria. Introduction. The concerns that arose in the early s about the quality of care received by Medicare beneficiaries initially focused on inpatient care (Eggers, ) but quickly extended to other types of care, including, in particular, care provided in ambulatory by: 3.17 Just the Basics - Ambulatory Care Accreditation –1/26/17 on Resources: Big Book of Checklists The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists – Checklists address key issues, including: survey readiness, performance improvement, staffing, infection prevention and medication management – Relevant to Ambulatory Care.Get this from a library!

Quality of ambulatory care: an exploration of the discrepancy between explicit process criteria and performance. [Barbara S Hulka; National Center for Health Services Research.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Department of Epidemiology.].