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Quality Assurance, Health Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Tree Number(s)
N04.761.700
N05.700
Unique ID
D011785
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011785
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
QUAL ASSUR
Entry Term(s)
Health Care Quality Assessment
Health Care Quality Assurance
Healthcare Quality Assessment
Healthcare Quality Assurance
Quality Assessment, Health Care
Quality Assessment, Healthcare
Quality Assurance, Healthcare
Previous Indexing
Quality of Health Care (1968-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80; QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM was see QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE 1978-79
Online Note
use QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE to search QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM 1978-79
History Note
80; QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM was see QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE 1978-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/06/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Quality Assurance, Health Care Preferred
Healthcare Quality Assessment Narrower
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