Solve the problems for better health-from quality indicators to system audits.

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Name: International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
ISSN: 1464-3677


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Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.

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