Patients as partners in clinical research: a proposal for applying quality improvement methods to patient care.

@article{Solodky1998PatientsAP,
  title={Patients as partners in clinical research: a proposal for applying quality improvement methods to patient care.},
  author={C Solodky and Hsueh-Fen Chen and Paul K. Jones and W Katcher and Duncan B Neuhauser},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 8 Suppl},
  pages={AS13-20}
}
OBJECTIVES The authors show the potential value of using statistical process control (SPC) methods to measure change in health status for patients with chronic conditions. Examples will be used to compare the strengths and weaknesses of these methods to randomized clinical trials (RCTs). METHODS Run charts, control charts, and regression models are used… CONTINUE READING