Kelvin A. Baggett

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BACKGROUND Although agreement about the need for quality improvement in health care is almost universal, the means of achieving effective improvement in overall care is not well understood. Avedis Donabedian developed the structure-process-outcome framework in which to think about quality-improvement efforts. ISSUE There is now a robust evidence-base in(More)
All levels of government have an economic and social interest in health. In the United States, Federal, state and local government are involved in the development of health policy, funding health care, and maintaining or improving public health. Federal, State and most municipalities also engage in delivery of health services. As with the private sector,(More)
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