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    MHM505 - Introduction to Quality Assurance
    Quality Management Methods

    Discuss a facility's Continuous Quality Improvement program. A comparison will be made between the subject facility's program and that of a model facility or discuss whether the facility adheres to the recognized standard for a CQI program. A discussion of Total Quality Management (TQM) principles and how it relates to the subject facility will also be presented.
    Describe and discuss the facility's Continuous Quality Improvement program.
    - Compare and critique the subject facility's CQI program to that of a model facility and whether the facility adheres to the recognized standard for a CQI program.
    - Identify areas for improvement in the facility's CQI program, if any, and any recommendations you think should be implemented to improve patient care.
    - Does the facility's CQI Program adhere to the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)?

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    Durham regional hospital's continuous quality improvement program : Durham regional hospitals, continuous quality improvement program is actually led by the senior hospital administrator within the organization. This individual sets the protocol for the improvements that must take place within the organization, as well as the methodology by which these improvements will take place, as well. The senior hospital administrator ascertains the improvements that are most needed within the organization, by delegating all of the departmental managers within the organization to conduct an inspection of their departments, and to make recommendations to senior leadership as to the improvements that they think are most pertinent to be completed within the organization. The senior leadership within this organization, then delegates the mid-level managers to inspect the different departments within the organization, and perform systematic outcome ...

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    This solution describes key aspects of continuous quality improvement in healthcare.