Rethinking quality in the context of persons with disability.

  title={Rethinking quality in the context of persons with disability.},
  author={Ann G. Lawthers and Glenn S Pransky and Leif E. Peterson and Jay Himmelstein},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  volume={15 4},
OBJECTIVE To review the current health services literature related to quality of care for persons with disabilities and to highlight the need for a unique framework for conceptualizing quality and patient safety issues for this population. DESIGN Drawing on quality measurement theory, we formulate a multi-dimensional model of quality of care for persons with disability. This model is then used to identify and summarize findings from existing health services research that relate to the quality… CONTINUE READING
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