A jargon-free, interestingly-written explanation of healthcare quality
Includes case examples
Using an engagingly-written, case-based approach, bestselling author Robert Wachter explains both the principles and real-world applications of healthcare quality –- an emerging concept that is rapidly becoming a daily fact of life in clinical medicine. Case examples bring important concepts to life and key point summaries encapsulate essential information for busy clinicians and executives.
This groundbreaking work delivers "plain-English" coverage of difficult policy concepts. You will get information youcan understand, and information you can immediately apply towards improvement of both yourhealth outcomes and and your bottom line.
- Written in plain-English, not jargon-filled "policy-ese," so that clinicians can easilyunderstand and apply its concepts
- Covers both the principles of healthcare quality, and the clinical applications
- A perfect companion to Understanding Patient Safety, also by Wachter. That book isgaining real traction in corporate accounts and has established an outstandingreputation in its eight+ months on the market. Also a great companion toUnderstanding Health Policy
- Includes case examples to ground concepts in the real world of medicalpractice, and also features "Key Points Summaries" to creataed a prioritized summary for busy clinicians and executives