Quality & cost containment
Read Online
Share

Quality & cost containment by Texas. Governor"s Task Force on State Employee Health Insurance.

  • 279 Want to read
  • ·
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by The Task Force in [Austin, Tex.] (1110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin 78786) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Insurance, Health -- Texas -- Cost control,
  • Employer-sponsored health insurance -- Texas -- Cost control

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesQuality and cost containment.
StatementGovernor"s Task Force on State Employee Health Insurance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7102.U5 T465 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2667605M
LC Control Number85622558

Download Quality & cost containment

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Honoring the Trust: Quality and Cost Containment in Higher Education. Massy, William F. This book asserts that improvements in quality and cost containment are required not only for the well-being of individual institutions of higher education, but also to honor the trust placed in academe by by: Despite the near universal appeal of the quality-of-care rationale, cost containment appears to be the most urgent and contentious motive behind calls for guidelines development and use. Were it not for this motive, the recent flood of interest in and support for practice guidelines would probably have been a more modest : Marilyn J. Field, Kathleen N. Lohr. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The importance of quality assurance and cost containment in current health care --The knowledge base for quality assurance and cost containment --Identifying the potential for improvement in health care --A five-stage approach to quality assurance and cost containment projects --Appendix A: Sources of national and local data on health problems.

Cost Containment and Quality Improvement Prioritized by States. Printer-friendly version. The rising cost of health care and new research about variation in quality of care have spurred many states to focus on increasing value in their respective health care systems. States want better value for their health care dollar, first in the public. The adoption of cost-containment policies likely depends on other policy goals such as quality of care, equity and efficiency. In many instances, the pursuit of a cost-containment strategy may come at the cost of one or more of these goals. This would require balance of cost-containment efforts with other important health system by: 6. Management of Quality Costs. An excerpt from The Handbook for Quality Management (, McGraw-Hill) by Paul Keller and Thomas Pyzdek. Quality cost management helps firms establish priorities for corrective action. Without such guidance, it is likely that firms will misallocate their resources, thereby getting less than optimal return on investment. An increasing number of signs indicate that our health system, at its current rate of growth, threatens to engulf the federal budget (Congressional Budget Office, ). As expenditures on health care continue to swell, our society’s ability to invest in education, infrastructure, energy, and additional aspects of the economy becomes ever more limited (White House, ).Cited by: 2.

Quality costs can be broken down into four broad groups. These four groups are also termed as four (4) types of quality costs. Two of these groups are known as prevention costs and appraisal are incurred in an effort to keep defective products from falling into the hands of customers. Total quality management (TQM) Total quality management (TQM) is a philosophy of quality management and cost management that considers that the costs of prevention are less than the costs of of the main aims of TQM is thus to achieve zero rejects and % quality. A quality management programme is a relatively modern approach to quality. Health Cost Containment and Efficiencies Series 1: ISBN Item # HEA Price: $45 National Conference of State Legislatures William T. Pound, Executive Director East First Place Denver, Colorado () North Capitol Street, N.W., # Washington, D.C. () About this project. service ('delivery') quality will be important. Quality and cost. Recent research has clearly demarcated two major areas—quality waste and productivity—in which high health care quality can lead to substantially lower costs. The pursuit of high quality provides a rational system for cost containment. System synergy. As the health care.