Educating Health Professionals to Improve Quality of Care: Current Reality, Barriers, and Related Actions

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Submitted by National Center... on May 13, 2015 - 1:29pm CDT

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The Institute of Medicine explores the existing evidence-base related to the education of health professionals in quality improvement, the educational and regulatory barriers to integrating this approach in the academic and continuing education settings, proposed actions for incorporating quality improvement into health professions education, and model schools or educational programs offering curricula in this area. Embedded in this paper are questions that will serve to initiate the development of strategies for reform of health professions education.

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