Medical Appropriateness: A Systems Approach
The governing body of a health facility or operation is expected to hold the medical staff responsible for monitoring and evaluating the medical appropriateness of the services provided and to expect periodic performance reports. The purpose of this paper is to review the systems involved in the monitoring and evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of medical care as an institutional responsibility.
KeywordsMedical Staff Quality Assurance Program Institutional Responsibility Peer Review System Usage Review
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