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Medical Quality Systems: The Elusive Goal of Quality in Complex Systems

By Wes Chapman; Charles Hutchinson, PhD; & Don Bialek, MD Preface This is the first of four articles regarding quality issues in the delivery of clinical healthcare. This article looks at the popular methods for quality improvement in healthcare, and…

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Co-Management Arrangements: A Realistic Strategy for Efficiency, Quality, and Alignment

By Dr. Grant Bagley & Wes Chapman Summary and Conclusions The delivery of complex healthcare services in a hospital environment has typically involved significant misalignment between hospitals and independent physicians, in both financial and operational incentives and accountability. This inequality…

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