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Quality Criteria for the Clinical Record

  • Susan Williams
  • K I M Pierpoint
  • Corrine Algrim Boyle
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 39)

Abstract

Quality improvement initiatives in the clinical dialysis setting require the tracking and trending of data which can be used to identify, analyze and improve patterns of care and patterns of outcomes. Improving clinical outcomes is dependent on the availability of reliable clinical data for analysis and feedback to the renal care team. Designed properly, the dialysis facility clinical record can facilitate timely and accurate communication of patient care information to the renal care team, promote quality of service provided, and contribute to both qualitative and quantitative evaluation of care.

Keywords

Clinical Record Quality Improvement Program Reporting Requirement Quality Improvement Initiative Dialysis Facility 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Williams
  • K I M Pierpoint
  • Corrine Algrim Boyle

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