Regulating Healthcare: A Prescription for Improvement?
Healthcare organizations in the UK and the USA face a growing tide of regulation, accreditation, inspection and external review, all aimed at improving their performance. This book explores the development and use of healthcare regulation in both countries, comparing and contrasting their experience and drawing on regulatory research in other industries and settings, offers a structured approach to analysing what regulators do and how they work and develops principles for effective regulation, aimed at maximising the benefits of regulatory interventions and minimising their costs.
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Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
CONCEPTS AND THEORIES
Chapter 3 REGULATING HEALTHCARE IN tHE UNITED STATES
Chapter 4 REGULATING HEALTHCARE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Chapter 5 ANALYSING HEALTHCARE REGULATION
THE FUTURE FOR HEALTHCARE REGULATION
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Accreditation of Healthcare accreditation programme areas assessment Audit Commission behaviour beneﬁts CAHO certiﬁcation Chapter Commission for Health compliance compliance regulation conﬂict costs deﬁned Department of Health deterrence difﬁcult example federal ﬁnancial ﬁnd ﬁndings ﬁrst ﬁt health authorities Health Improvement health maintenance organizations health plans healthcare organizations healthcare providers healthcare regulation healthcare system HEDIS hospitals identiﬁed impact inﬂuence Institute of Medicine JCAHO Medicaid Medical Medicare Medicare and Medicaid National Audit Ofﬁce National Care Standards National Health Service NCQA NHS organizations NHS trusts nursing home regulation Ombudsman organization’s organizational patients performance improvement political preferred provider organizations problems professional Quality Assurance quality improvement regulated organizations regulatory agencies regulatory arrangements regulatory capture regulatory detection regulatory enforcement Regulatory model regulatory process regulatory requirements regulatory standards responsive regulation result sanctions sector signiﬁcant speciﬁc stakeholders strategic health authorities surveyors Table tion Walshe