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Thursday, 30 June 2016

DOI: 10.21045/2071-5021-2016-49-3-1

Mikhaylova Y.1, Ivanov I.2, Shikina I.1, Polikarpov A., Vechorko V.1

1 Federal Research Institute for Health Organization and Informatics of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow
2 Center for Monitoring and Clinical and Economic Examination, Federal Service on Supervision in healthcare, Moscow

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Significance. Improvement of quality, availability and safety of medical care are key challenges of the Russian healthcare. Medical organizations providing outpatient medical care to the catchment area need to find information tool which would allow to assess and adequately analyze performance, to develop operational and strategic administrative decisions, and to project development.

Purpose: To develop methodical approaches to carry out independent assessment of quality of medical care and performance of medical organizations of the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation providing outpatient medical care to the catchment area.

Methods of work: analytical, sociological, mathematical statistics, methods of expert review.

Results. On the basis of the state statistics data with the use of expert review methods outpatient medical organizations of territorial subjects of the Russian Federation were typified; four groups of medical organizations were created; final list of 24 indicators was developed and their value (significance) for carrying out an independent assessment of quality of medical care and performance of medical organizations was determined.

Conclusion. Carrying out an independent assessment of quality of medical care and performance of the distinguished types of medical organizations of the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation providing outpatient medical care to the catchment area allows to stimulate quality improvement; to take timely measures for optimizing activity; to timely identify negative factors and eliminate their causes by implementing relevant measures, etc.

Scope of application. Possibility to rate medical organizations providing outpatient medical care to the catchment area on the basis of independent assessment of quality of medical care and performance at the federal, regional, and municipal levels, and in medical organizations.

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Keywords: assessment of quality of medical care; typification of medical organizations; methods of expert reviews.


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