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Improving Health Care Safety and Quality: Reluctant Regulators

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Publisher Comments:

Responding to the alarm caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analyzing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care quality. It will be of key interest to government actors, health care professionals and medico-legal scholars.

Synopsis:

This volume examines the increasingly important role of governance and regulation in ensuring patient safety.

Table of Contents

Why regulate? — How safe is health care? — Regulatory actors : who governs health care? — Regulating the health professions — Safety cultures and safety systems — Regulating staff : internal management — Regulating organizations : external reviews — Regulation by enforcement : laws, money, and monitoring — Regulation by patients — Responsive regulation : trust and transparency.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780754676454
Publisher:
Ashgate
Subject:
Law : Medical Law & Legislation
Author:
Healy, Judith
Subject:
Medical care - Safety measures
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Safety
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Medical : Health Risk Assessment
Subject:
Political Science : Public Policy - Social Policy
Publication Date:
March 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
350

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