Knowledge-based quality management and clinical pathways.


OBJECTIVES Although 65% of the hospitals in Taiwan claim to be applying the clinical pathway concept, most hospitals do not implement this concept effectively. The purpose of this study was to determine the reasons for the improper or inappropriate application of the clinical pathway design in hospitals. METHODS This study differs from other studies in… (More)

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@article{Chang2006KnowledgebasedQM, title={Knowledge-based quality management and clinical pathways.}, author={Chun-Lang Chang and Bor-Wen Cheng and Chih-Min Luo}, journal={Quality management in health care}, year={2006}, volume={15 1}, pages={46-57} }