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A quality assessment measures the difference between expected and actual performance to identify opportunities for improvement. Performance standards can be established for most Dimensions of Quality, such as technical competence, effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and coverage. Where standards are explicit, a quality assessment measures the level of performance according to those standards.
Improving quality requires solving problems! Why is a 'world class' competitor better than we are? Why are our customer's unhappy? Why are we losing market share? Why are we going out of business? ... Such questions cannot be answered without data and analysis, - that is, ...
Assessment for quality improvement