The Norwegian approach to integrated quality development.

@article{Ovretveit2001TheNA,
  title={The Norwegian approach to integrated quality development.},
  author={John C Ovretveit},
  journal={Journal of management in medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={125-41}
}
The UK NHS quality proposals require all NHS organisations to develop an "integrated approach " to quality. In other countries, health care organisations are also working to ensure that the many different quality methods and systems used in health organisations do not duplicate or conflict with each other. The question this paper addresses is "what would an integrated approach to quality look like and how might managers and clinicians develop such an approach in their organisation?" The… CONTINUE READING