Evaluating the benefits and limitations of an accreditation system.

  • Errol Pickering
  • Published 1995 in
    World hospitals and health services : the…


While accreditation programmes are not a quality assurance panacea, long experience has shown their benefits to substantially outweigh real or perceived negative impacts. It is argued that such systems are an essential basis for more sophisticated quality assurance programmes. Accreditation programmes also have unexpected benefits in the general management… (More)


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@article{Pickering1995EvaluatingTB, title={Evaluating the benefits and limitations of an accreditation system.}, author={Errol Pickering}, journal={World hospitals and health services : the official journal of the International Hospital Federation}, year={1995}, volume={31 1}, pages={31-5} }