Closing the quality loop: facilitating improvement in oncology practice through timely access to clinical performance indicators.

@article{Srigley2013ClosingTQ,
  title={Closing the quality loop: facilitating improvement in oncology practice through timely access to clinical performance indicators.},
  author={John R. Srigley and Sara Lankshear and James Brierley and Thomas Malcolm Mcgowan and Dimitrios X G Divaris and Marta Yurcan and Robin Rossi and Tim Yardley and Mary Jane King and Jillian Robin Ross and Jonathan C. Irish and Robin Mcleod and Carol Sawka},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={
          e255-61
        }
}
PURPOSE Health care organizations and professionals are being called on to develop clear and transparent measures of quality and to demonstrate the application of the data to performance improvement at the system and provider levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) initiated a pathology reporting project aimed at improving the quality of cancer pathology by standardizing the content, format, and transmission of reports to a central registry and enabling the information to be… CONTINUE READING

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