clinical governance


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

clinical governance

n
(Medicine) a systematic approach to raising standards of health care and tackling poor performance in hospitals
References in periodicals archive ?
Australia now has a contemporary, relevant guide to practical clinical governance.
A robust program of hospital avoidance through large-scale building of primary health care clinics for all but the most acute cases would also relieve some of the pressures brought about by the disconnect between corporate and clinical governance in hospitals.
The concept of clinical governance is to raise standards and encourage clinical excellence by putting in place systems that will help share best practice and ideas, perform inspections and audits, and identify and reduce risks.
This focused on a clinical governance framework with NHS organisations accountable for improving services and safeguarding standards.
As Director of Health System Standards, the incumbent is also responsible for coordinating the implementation of all aspects of clinical governance throughout the Fiji health services, including continuous quality improvement, risk management policies and practices, professional performance of all staff employed by the Fiji Ministry of Health, and consumer satisfaction with the delivery of health services.
Keogh and Ashwanden offer renal managers and leaders some valuable guidance in their chapters on Clinical Governance and Caring for Staff respectively.
Never before has improved clinical governance and cooperation been more important, Dr Seidel said.
Findings related to the contributory dimensions in clinical governance implementation
Responding to a question about the motives of the setting up of this commission, he said that PHC is an independent health regulatory body with the mandate to introduce a regime of clinical governance through enforcing Minimum Service Delivery Standards (MSDS) at the primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare establishments at both the public and private sectors to improve the quality of healthcare service delivery.
Six Clinical Governance staff will be taking part in a 'Zip for Walton' at the Pier Head on Saturday, September 14.
Mandy Cassidy, clinical governance lead at Spire Washington Hospital said: "PROMS are an important measure and look at the improvement in quality of life following surgery as judged by patients themselves.
As part of the successful tender to provide the consultancy, Teesside University is also undertaking an Independent Clinical Governance Review of the HKHA.
Full browser ?