[The quality indigators program in Clalit Health Services: the first decade]. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The quality indicators program in the community has existed in Clalit Health Services for over a decade. As a part of this program, approximately 70 evidence-based quality indicators have been defined, in 11 different domains. The indicators relate to preventive medicine (immunizations, early detection of diseases, eg colorectal cancer, breast cancer, hypertension, chronic renal failure), chronic disease management (diabetes, hyperlipidemia, ischemic heart disease, asthma, congestive heart failure), care of the elderly (prevention of repeated hospitalizations) and child care (obesity detection, anemia detection and treatment). The indicators program is founded on one of the worldwide leading information systems, based on a common data warehouse with data regarding sociodemographic factors, purchase of medications, health services utilization, laboratory and imaging data …

publication date

  • January 1, 2010