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Quality Assurance, Health Care

"Quality Assurance, Health Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Quality Assurance, Health Care" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Quality Assurance, Health Care" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1396 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 105 publications in 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.