Quality, Access and Cost are Keys to Healthcare Reform

Cost, access and quality are three key components within healthcare delivery systems that interrelate and
determine both clinical and patient outcomes. In review of the above video entitled Quality, Access, and Cost
are Keys to Healthcare Reform:
Discuss the correlation between these three terms and how they influence clinical and patient treatment
Identify a form of quality assessment utilized to ensure continuous quality improvement (CQI) or total quality
management (TQM) within a healthcare environment.
Based on your chosen quality assessment tool, describe how such instrument is used for quality assurance
purposes, thus reducing overall healthcare expenditures

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