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profileQuality 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.

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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.

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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 1478 publications over 38 distinct years, with a maximum of 107 publications in 2009
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