Measuring and improving health care quality: nursing's contribution to the state of science.

  title={Measuring and improving health care quality: nursing's contribution to the state of science.},
  author={Doris C. Vahey and Beth Ann Swan and Norma M. Lang and Pamela H. Mitchell},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  volume={52 1},
Concern over the quality of health care is a recurring topic in the United States. A “state of the science” invitational conference on quality health care, titled “Measuring and Improving Health Care Quality, Towards Meaningful Solutions To Pressing Problems, Nursing’s Contribution to the State of the Science” was held April 18–20, 2002 in Philadelphia at the Annenberg Center for Public Policy, University of Pennsylvania. This conference stemmed from the work of the American Academy of Nursing… Expand
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