Quality Assurance/Risk Management in the Naval Medical Command.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The purpose of this thesis is to assess the Naval Medical Command Quality AssuranceRisk Management Program. As part of this analysis the authors have conducted an extensive literature review of quality assurance publications. An indepth analysis of the Naval Medical Command quality assurance instruction is provided. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of hospitals quality assurance publications were compared with the Naval Medical Command Quality Assurance instruction. The authors noted deficiencies in the Naval Medical Command instruction with respect to meeting Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals quality assurance program accreditation of Hospitals quality assurance program accreditation standards. Additionally, suggestions have been included to improve the overall effectiveness of the Naval Medical Command quality assurance instruction. A set of key variables were developed as a means for assessing the adequacy of an existing Navy military treatment facility quality assurance program.
- Administration and Management
- Medicine and Medical Research