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A Study on the Korean Medical Quality Assessment of Spinal Disease -Focusing on Admission Patients-

척추질환의 한의적정성 평가 연구 -입원환자 중심으로-

  • Received : 2015.06.18
  • Accepted : 2015.07.04
  • Published : 2015.07.31

Abstract

Objectives The purpose of this study is to assess the quality of spinal disease focusing on Korean medical hospital admission patients. Methods The disease code related to spinal disease was selected based on the contents of development of clinical quality indicators for spinal disease. The assessment analysis of feasibility was conducted through medical history analysis that targets spinal disease patients, current development of clinical quality indicators for spinal disease, and relevant literature. Results The indicator items of structure, process, and results were classified and selected, and so were the detailed indicator entries. After that, the appropriate reference value was chosen. The final selected quality indicators were 3 items from structure, 9 items from process, 4 items from results, including 3 monitoring items, total 16 items was chosen. Conclusions Clinical research for the adequacy assessment should be conducted and the index entry and indicators should be reassessed through an expert group discussion. Training for the evaluation indicators and association with relevant society will motivate hospitals to voluntarily improve their quality.

Keywords

Spinal Disease;Quality Assessment

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 가천대학교