Overview
Why Healthcare Quality Is An Issue
A Broken System
Timeline
The Current State Of Affairs: Key Organizations In Healthcare Quality And Safety
Organizational Approaches To Improving Quality
Check Your Understanding
Incentives For Quality
Where Do We Go From Here? Vision For The Future
Summary

Check Your Understanding

Match each descriptor below with the appropriate organization

1. Accredits nearly 18,000 hospitals and healthcare organizations in the United States.

IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
2.

Accredits and improves the quality of MCOs (Managed Care Organizations).


IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
3.

Federal government agency that works to assure the availability of quality health care to low income and vulnerable populations.


IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
4. Advance and disseminate scientific knowledge to improve human health.

IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
5. Non-profit organization led by Don Berwick with the intent to promote change in health care systems.

IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
6. A coalition of health insurance purchasers using purchasing power to promote certain interventions.

IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA
7. Coalition of consumer organizations crafting new ways to educate the public about quality of care based on the experiences of patients.

IOM

NCQA

JCAHO

FACCT

IHI

Leapfrog

HRSA

 

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