Public Health Quiz #23: Quality Control Measures in Healthcare

1. A hospital implements a new electronic health record (EHR) system aiming to reduce medication errors. Six months after implementation, a review of the system's performance is conducted. Which of the following best represents a primary measure of the system's effectiveness in improving patient safety? 

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2. A quality improvement team is formed to address the issue of high readmission rates for congestive heart failure patients. Which of the following interventions is most likely to be effective in reducing these readmission rates? 

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3. A healthcare facility is focusing on improving the quality of care for diabetic patients. Which of the following quality control measures would most directly assess the effectiveness of the implemented changes? 

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4. In an effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs), a hospital introduces a standardized protocol for antibiotic prophylaxis before certain surgical procedures. Which of the following would be the most appropriate way to measure the impact of this intervention? 

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5. A primary care clinic initiates a continuous quality improvement (CQI) program to enhance the management of hypertension among its patient population. Which of the following indicators would best assess the success of this program? 

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