Hcs451 Week 2 Quality Dimensions and Measures Table
Six dimensions of quality care identified by Institute of Medicine.
- Safety is the prevention of injury to or harm to patients by care which was intended to be helpful.
- Effectiveness: Provide evidence-based healthcare that allows patients to achieve their desired outcome.
- Patient-centered care: Provides care in a way that respects and responds to the individual needs and preferences of patients.
- We strive to provide timely care for our patients. This includes accessing specialty services and treatments in a timely manner.
- Efficient: Provide care in a way that optimizes the use of resources and minimizes waste.
- Care that is equal in terms of quality, regardless of personal characteristics, such as ethnicity, gender, geographical location or socioeconomic situation.
To complete the table, you will need to provide a description of each dimension’s purpose and an example of how to measure it. Use peer-reviewed or scholarly references as a way to back up your information.