Informatics as tool for quality improvement: rapid implementation of guidance for the management of chronic kidney disease in England as an exemplar.
de Lusignan, S (2013) Informatics as tool for quality improvement: rapid implementation of guidance for the management of chronic kidney disease in England as an exemplar. Healthc Inform Res, 19 (1). pp. 9-15.
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important cause of excess cardiovascular mortality and morbidity; as well as being associated with progression to end stage renal disease. This condition was largely unheard of in English primary care prior to the introduction of pay-for-performance targets for management in 2006. A realist review of how informatics has been a mechanism for national implementation of guidance for the improved management of CKD.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School|
|Date :||March 2013|
|Identification Number :||10.4258/hir.2013.19.1.9|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||Computerized Medical Records Systems, Diabetes Mellitus, Health Policy, Kidney Function Tests, Medical Informatics, Quality of Health Care, Renal Insufficiency|
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|Additional Information :||This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||21 Aug 2014 10:52|
|Last Modified :||26 Jul 2016 10:09|
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