Nationwide continuous quality improvement using clinical indicators: the Danish National Indicator Project.

@article{Mainz2004NationwideCQ,
  title={Nationwide continuous quality improvement using clinical indicators: the Danish National Indicator Project.},
  author={Jan Mainz and Birgitte Randrup Krog and Bodil Bj\ornshave and Paul Daniel Bartels},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={i45-50}
}
OBJECTIVE In most countries there is no mandatory national system to track the quality of care delivered to the citizens. This paper describes an example of a national indicator project that aims at documenting and improving the quality of care nationwide. ANALYSIS The Danish National Indicator Project was established in 2000 as a nationwide multidisciplinary quality improvement project. From 2000 to 2002, disease-specific clinical indicators and standards were developed for six diseases… CONTINUE READING