Posted by ImproveCareNow on March 01, 2011
Crandall WV, Boyle BM, Colletti RB, Margolis PA, Kappelman MD (2011). Development of Process and Outcome Measures for Improvement: Lessons Learned in a Quality Improvement Collaborative for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 17(10), pg. 2184-91.
The Institute of Medicine's publications, To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm, publicized the widespread deficits in healthcare quality. The quality of care in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has not been comprehensively evaluated, in part due to a lack of well-established IBD measures of quality.