Medical Quality Management

Theory and Practice

Editors: Giardino, Angelo P., Riesenberg, Lee Ann, Varkey, Prathibha (Eds.)

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  • Is authored by noted experts in medical quality, almost all of whom are members or fellows of the American College of Medical Quality
  • Strikes the balance between basic concepts and practical examples while avoiding an exhaustive, overly academic approach
  • Is easy to read, practical, and immediately applicable to actual practice and medical leadership
  • Provides overview of current quality and patient safety practices
  • Is oriented towards health professionals who have actual responsibilities in the quality and safety arenas
  • Offers useful case examples that make the conceptual applicable in real-life situations
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This comprehensive medical textbook is a compendium of the latest information on healthcare quality. The text provides knowledge about the theory and practical applications for each of the core areas that comprise the field of medical quality management as well as insight and essential briefings on the impact of new healthcare technologies and innovations on medical quality and improvement. The third edition provides significant new content related to medical quality management and quality improvement, a user-friendly format, case studies, and updated learning objectives. This textbook also serves as source material for the American Board of Medical Quality in the development of its core curriculum and certification examinations.
Each chapter is designed for a review of the essential background, precepts, and exemplary practices within the topical area: 

  • Basics of Quality Improvement
  • Data Analytics for the Improvement of Healthcare Quality
  • Utilization Management, Case Management, and Care Coordination
  • Economics and Finance in Medical Quality Management
  • External Quality Improvement — Accreditation, Certification, and Education
  • The Interface Between Quality Improvement and Law
  • Ethics and Quality Improvement
With the new edition of Medical Quality Management: Theory and Practice, the American College of Medical Quality presents the experience and expertise of its contributors to provide the background necessary for healthcare professionals to assume the responsibilities of medical quality management in healthcare institutions, provide physicians in all medical specialties with a core body of knowledge related to medical quality management, and serve as a necessary guide for healthcare administrators and executives, academics, directors, medical and nursing students and residents, and physicians and other health practitioners.

About the authors

On behalf of the American College of Medical Quality, the following three editors will produce the book:

Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, CMQ, is the Wilma T. Gibson Presidential Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He also serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. Prior to arriving in Utah, Dr. Giardino, served as Senior Vice President/Chief Quality Office at Texas Children’s Hospital and was Professor of Pediatrics and Section Chief of Academic General Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He received his medical degree and doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania, completed his residency and fellowship training at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), earned a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts, a Master's in Theology from Catholic Distance University (CDU), and is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) within the American Association for Physician Leadership. He completed the Patient Safety Certificate Program from the Quality Colloquium, is certified in medical quality (CMQ) as designated by the American Board of Medical Quality and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality. He holds subspecialty certifications in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski L. L. P. Faculty Excellence Award at BCM. His academic accomplishments include publishing several textbooks on child abuse and neglect and presenting on a variety of pediatric topics at national and regional conferences. Dr. Giardino serves as an Associate Editor for the 23rd edition of the classic Rudolph's Textbook of Pediatrics, is Co-Editor of the 4th edition of the Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Family Strengths. Dr. Giardino serves on the Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse America, CDU, and the US Center for Safe Sport. 
Lee Ann Riesenberg, PhD, MS, RN, CMQ, is Professor and Associate Director Education, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Dr. Riesenberg works as a medical educator and conducts medical education and quality and patient safety outcomes research. Dr. Riesenberg has worked in medical education for 25 years; received numerous recognition awards for her dedication to medical education and quality improvement in graduate medical education; and serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Medical Quality.
Prathibha Varkey, MBBS, MPH, MHPE, MBA, is President and Chief Executive Officer at the Yale New Haven Health Northeast Medical Group in Stratford, Connecticut, USA. Dr. Varkey also is Senior Vice President at Yale New Haven Health, Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
The American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) is a national organization of healthcare professionals who are interested in the advancement of medical quality and patient safety as a field of study and practice. Origins of ACMQ date back to 1973, when it was first called the American College of Utilization Review Physicians (ACURP). It is formally recognized by the American Medical Association and holds a seat in its House of Delegates. 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Medical Quality Management
Book Subtitle
Theory and Practice
Editors
  • Angelo P. Giardino
  • Lee Ann Riesenberg
  • Prathibha Varkey
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-48080-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-48080-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-48079-0
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XXV, 367
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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