Title

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics: outcomes management

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-1999

Journal, Book or Conference Title

Nursing administration quarterly

NLM Title Abbreviation

Nurs Adm Q

PubMed ID

10765246

Abstract

Delivery of quality patient care and management of patient outcomes is critical to the success of academic medical centers in the ever-changing health care market. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) promotes quality care through the provision of organizational structures and processes that are described in this article. In addition, quality of care and outcomes management are described by members in various roles within the UIHC health care system. It is the authors' belief that understanding quality from these various perspectives helps UIHC work across departments to achieve excellence in patient care.

Keywords

Attitude of Health Personnel, Humans, Iowa, Models, Nursing, Models, Organizational, Multi-Institutional Systems/organization & administration, Nursing Service, Hospital/organization & administration, Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)/organization & administration, Personnel, Hospital/psychology, Total Quality Management/organization & administration

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Nursing administration quarterly, 24:1 (1999) pp.31-65.

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/593