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National quality and performance system for Divisions of General Practice: early reflections on a system under development

Gardner, Karen L; Sibthorpe, Beverly; Longstaff, Duncan

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Governments are increasingly introducing performance management systems to improve the quality and outcomes of health care. Two types of approaches have been described: assurance systems that use summative information for external accountability and internally driven systems that use formative information for continuous quality improvement. Australia recently introduced a National Quality and Performance System (NQPS) for Divisions of General Practice that has the dual purposes of increasing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-05-30
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/102
Source: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy
DOI: 10.1186/1743-8462-5-8

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