Introducing healthcare improvement
Introducing healthcare improvement

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Introducing healthcare improvement

Introducing healthcare improvement

Introduction

In this free course, Introducing healthcare improvement, you will be exploring what is meant by the terms ‘quality’ and ‘quality improvement’ in the context of healthcare. You will consider what constitutes the key dimensions of healthcare quality that improvement initiatives typically target. You will be introduced to some key ideas from the academic literature on healthcare improvement and encouraged to reflect on your own personal knowledge and experience of healthcare.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course K827 Leading healthcare improvements [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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