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This article from the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team (NCGST) outlines the development of quality concerns since the NHS was founded in 1948. It traces the development of clinical governance as a means of achieving continuous quality improvement and describes what the implementation of clinical governance means for patients and professionals. It(More)
We live in a world of rapidly changing advances in technology, particularly artificial intelligence and connectivity. Rather than a general artificial intelligence the reality is that we are moving more towards a world populated with specialist artificial intelligence systems. Therefore we are likely to have specialist medical intelligences, specialist(More)
In our previous article we looked at the history of quality development and discussed how the implementation of clinical governance provides the opportunity to begin the cultural shift necessary to underpin quality in the modern NHS. This article begins an explanation of the model of quality improvement followed by delegates to the Clinical Governance(More)
Small businesses are often grouped together for analytical purposes, yet the industry a small business operates in is also likely to play an important role in determining a firm's financial characteristics. For example, small mining companies may be more similar to other mining companies that are currently benefitting from high commodity prices, while small(More)
It is generally recognized that volatility in the prices of securities is due, in part, to traders continuously revising their preference sets in response to the arrival of unanticipated information. In particular, traders may update beliefs about the value of an asset in response to information on both market microstructure and the macro-economy. We argue(More)
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