Quality Improvement: Developing and Implementing a Quality Improvement Plan in an Acute Care Hospital Setting We are pleased to reprint the following article that appeared in the Division 2, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Newsletter of June 1999, Vol 9, No. 2. Thanks to Division 2 Coordinator Pagie Beeson, and contributing author Carole R. Roth. We hope you find this information useful ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 1999
Quality Improvement: Developing and Implementing a Quality Improvement Plan in an Acute Care Hospital Setting
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  • Carole R. Roth
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
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Article   |   October 01, 1999
Quality Improvement: Developing and Implementing a Quality Improvement Plan in an Acute Care Hospital Setting
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 1999, Vol. 9, 7-11. doi:10.1044/aas9.3.7
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 1999, Vol. 9, 7-11. doi:10.1044/aas9.3.7
We are pleased to reprint the following article that appeared in the Division 2, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Newsletter of June 1999, Vol 9, No. 2. Thanks to Division 2 Coordinator Pagie Beeson, and contributing author Carole R. Roth. We hope you find this information useful in your work setting.
Regulatory agencies, including the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and ASHA Professional Services Board (PSB), require speech-language pathology and audiology programs in acute medical settings to develop and maintain performance improvement plans. The goal for the improving organization is to ensure that the organization designs processes well and systematically monitors, analyzes, and improves its performance to improve patient outcomes (Joint Commission, 1998, standard PI-1).
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