The effectiveness of quality management strategies in health care organizations: an analysis of quality standards implementation and clinical performance improvement
Quality management strategies in healthcare institutions require an increasingly refined quality management system. This study aims to analyze the ISO 9001:2015 Standard for the implementation of a quality management system in the field of medical services provided by healthcare facilities, as well as to determine patterns during performance to assess the effectiveness of the quality management strategy. The article discusses key factors for achieving the quality management strategy through the implementation of a quality management system to improve clinical indicators. This system, according to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard, ensures quality service provision.
A cyclical sequence of actions is used to analyze quality management system implementation. It is applied to quality service processes in healthcare organizations and reflects some key aspects (planning, execution, activities, and verification of all relevant processes as described in the ISO 9001:2015 Standard). The authors have examined the quality management strategy based on the literature review and the analyzed standard. This strategy includes leadership, adapting quality improvement initiatives, setting the boundaries of managerial and clinical policies. All the above allow the integration of quality improvement initiatives into a sustainable, organized system with continuous enhancement.
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