Validity of self-assessment in a quality improvement collaborative in Ecuador

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Health care quality improvement (QI) efforts commonly use self-assessment to measure compliance with quality standards. This study investigated the validity of self-assessment by quality improvement healthcare teams compared to external evaluators. Self-assessment was found to be sufficiently valid for tracking QI team performance.

The article was authored by Jorge Hermida, Edward Broughton and Lynne Miller Franco in the August online edition of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

Publication Date 
August 2011
Resource Type 
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
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