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Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare : In Conversation With International

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Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare explores the inner workings of some of the most influential minds in healthcare quality, risk and safety. The book was created in cooperation with the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality graduate program, developed and delivered by Queen’s University, Canada. This is the only standalone interdisciplinary Master of Science graduate degree in Healthcare Quality in North America that focuses on creating tomorrow’s healthcare leaders. Following a one-to-one collaboration between each leader in healthcare with a dedicated learner of the MSc(HQ), readers are presented with a synopsis of the leader’s work followed by an in-depth interview with him or her. Interviews center around the leaders’ contributions to and thoughts on quality, risk and safety in healthcare, dealing with topics such as the development of their body of work, their greatest achievements, what they wish they could change, and future direction of quality, risk and safety, etc. The book provides a unique and highly accessible view into how and why the science of healthcare quality has developed, as well as giving a first-hand account of the founders and key players in the movement. It will offer valuable insights to any undergraduate/graduate class with an interest in healthcare, as well as professionals working within any of the many disciplines that can influence the healthcare system.
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Political Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Medical
Sub-Genre: Criminal Law / General, Labor + Industrial Relations, Health Care Delivery
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2015
TCIN: 50341308
UPC: 9781472449276
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-1104
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