154-878 / Quality accounts for accreditation of HCOs

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GOP Information
Organisation sharing the GOP
Related practices from PaSQ database
HAS

 

Topic
Accreditation
Category
Surveillance of Patient Safety
GOP Description
Implementation level
National
Clinical settings
Mainly Hospitals
Objectives
• engage HCOs in quality improvement.
• enable HC professionals to review their services: where they are doing well and where improvement is required;
• enable them to demonstrate what improvements they plan to make;
• provide information on the quality of HC services to patients and the public
Population
?    Health Care Professionals and teams:
?    Decision makers in HCOs
?    Quality managers
?    Clinicians
?    Patients and carers and their representatives.
Methods
Methodology
Improve the mandatory accreditation scheme fro HCOs through
?    More flexibility (HC professionals can adapt their local needs;
?    More continuity. Quality accounts should replace yearly assessment with a continuous quality improvement process;
?    More benchmarking: a part of quality accounts, bases on national quality indicators will be the same for all HCOs
?    More accountability information describing the quality dimension of HCOs will be public and understandable for patients and users. This information will commit HC teams and HCOs managers.
?    More forward thinking explaining what HC professionals have identified as their priorities for improvement for the future, and how they will achieve and measure these.
Regulatory framework
Article R6144-2-2 du Code de la Santé Publique
Quality accounts will be presented every 18 -24 months by all HCOs and will help HAS to better adapt accreditation visits (every years) to local needs.Structure
?    Description of the HCO (activities, resources, financing…)
?    Commitment in HC quality improvement
?    Assessment of HC quality through indicators
?    Quality improvement priorities and corresponding improvement strategies
Timeframe implementation
Several years
Implementation tools available
Certification guide
IPAQSS indicators scheme
Quality accounts tool kit
Implementation cost
NO FURTHER DATA AVAILABLE: THIS GOOD PARCATICE IS AT THE PILOT STAGE
Results
Method used to measure the results
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Results
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Analysis of the results
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Implementation barriers
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