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Quality assurance in mental health services

Patricia Allatt

Quality assurance in mental health services

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by Patricia Allatt

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Published by [Teesside Polytechnic?] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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StatementP. Allatt, K. Morse.
ContributionsMorse, Karen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13965156M

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professional-standards-review organizations (PSRO) in defining quality of care for the Medicare program; it is a "shared responsibility of health professionals and government to provide a reasonable basis for confidence that action will be taken, both to assess whether services meet professionally recognized standards and to correct any deficiencies that may be found" (p.

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