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Multiple Choice Questions in Healthcare Quality

 

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A reliable source to determine a practitioner's competency is
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"The degree to which individuals and groups are able to obtain needed health services." is referred as:
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Of a quality improvement perspective, the most desirable state is when:
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Lean-Six Sigma is a performance improvement model that
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Hospital mission statement
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A collaborative team is required to improve the service in the emergency department of a community hospital. What are the essential steps for this team success?
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In describing the spread of data, the range
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Common cause variation in a specific program is
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Medical staff credentialing is determined based on all the following considerations EXCEPT:
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One distenct difference between traditional quality assurance (QA) and quality improvement (QI) is that QI
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An individual is considered to be terminally ill, if their life expectancy is:
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Replacing retrospective review with concurrent review is an example of
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A hospital governing board addressed the quality council to adopt an action plan to reduce patients fall rate in medical/surgical wards. What is the initial step to be taken by the council when developing or modifying a fall prevention program?
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Fall prevention programs should include all of the following EXCEPT:
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Which of the following are the primary reasons for developing drug formularies?
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Elements of Continuous quality improvement include all of the following EXCEPT:
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A critically ill patient is admitted and requires a specialized procedure; however, the surgeon does not have privileges at the facility. Which of the following documents will be MOST helpful in identifying the course of action the hospital should take?
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The following represents an essential element to an effective quality council:
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To determine who are or might be involved in a sentinel event it would be most useful to create a
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A released report reveals that apendectomy rate is 50% of new admissions to a male surgical ward. What data are most important to interprete the value of this report?
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The number of physiotherapists in a community is an indicator of which quality principle?
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All the following are considered basic components of managed care EXCEPT:
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Compartmentalization of QM/QI activities by department or descipline when incorporating TQM key concepts within an organization is
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A healthcare quality professional is developing a policy regarding access to physician quality files. In addition to the date and name of the person requesting the information, which of the following should be included in the policy?
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Clinical guidelines
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