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Session: Performance Measurement, Reporting, and Standards in Hospital Care
4316.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Performance Measurement, Reporting, and Standards in Hospital Care
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be ble to (1) identify recent innovations in performance measurement and reporting initiatives used in hospitals and other health care settings; (2) understand how these new initiatives interface with other accountability tools such as accreditation and performance standards; and (3) assess the implementation and impact of these initiatives on health care quality, efficiency, and equity.
Moderator(s):Jon M. Thompson, PhD
4:30 PMCharacteristics of Consistently High Performing Hospitals in Heart Failure Care  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jacob Jen-Hao Cheng, PhD, MS, Carlos Alzola, MS, Nikolas Matthes, MD, PhD, MPH, Samuel Ogunbo, PhD, Devayani Sinha, MS
4:50 PMBetter quality outcomes on heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia patients among magnet hospitals that are known for employer of choice
Teresa Tai, PhD
5:10 PMHow do rural and urban hospital patients rate their quality of care?
Marianne Baernholdt, PhD, MPH, RN, Barbara A. Mark, PhD, RN, FAAN
5:30 PMRole of self-assessment, peer review and benchmarking for quality improvement  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hediye Seval Akgun, Professor, Coskun Bakar, MD, specialist, Memnune Kavasoglu, Quality analyst, Gamze Gunes, Quality Analyst
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus; Medical Care
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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