Worksheet: Quality Standards Table
Quality standards impact every role and organization in health care. There may be many different facets to quality measures, and your understanding of quality standards demonstrates skill in protecting and improving patient safety. In this assignment you will analyze drivers and measurements of quality improvement in health care.
Preparing for This Assignment
Research quality dimensions, quality standards, or quality indicators used by various health care organizations that work to improve the quality of health care.
Consider using the following list of organizations and you may also use other organizations that you find in your research:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The Joint Commission
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)