Effectiveness of external inspection of compliance with standards in improving healthcare organisation behaviour, healthcare professional behaviour or patient outcomes.

@article{Flodgren2011EffectivenessOE,
  title={Effectiveness of external inspection of compliance with standards in improving healthcare organisation behaviour, healthcare professional behaviour or patient outcomes.},
  author={Gerd Flodgren and Marie-Pascale Pomey and Sarah A Taber and Martin P. Eccles},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD008992
        }
}
BACKGROUND Inspection systems are used in health care to promote quality improvements, i.e. to achieve changes in organisational structures or processes, healthcare provider behaviour and patient outcomes. These systems are based on the assumption that externally promoted adherence to evidence-based standards (through inspection/assessment) will result in higher quality of health care. However, the benefits of external inspection in terms of organisational, provider and patient level outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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