Accelerating Global Improvements in Health Care Quality

December 22/29, 2020, Vol 324, No. 24, Pages 2467-2566


Accelerating Global Improvements in Health Care Quality
Sheila Leatherman, MSW; Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP
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JAMA. 2020;324(24):2479-2480. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17628
This Viewpoint proposes a policy framework for thinking about health care quality in low- and middle-income countries, emphasizing the importance of infrastructure, enforceable quality standards, safety practices, guideline-directed clinical care, and patient and family involvement.