The Bankruptcy Reform Act was aimed at changing the trajectory of consumer loan growth, but it probably continued the growth of consumer credit well beyond what was prudent. In reality, this legislative attempt at credit enhancement only served to drive lenders into the arms of the least prudent and credit worthy borrowers.
This is the second of three articles on quality issues in the delivery of clinical healthcare. It examines the alignment/quality issues and system design considerations regarding high volume procedures and high Relative Value Units.
The first of four articles regarding quality issues in the delivery of clinical healthcare, this article looks at the popular methods for quality improvement in healthcare, including Lean, Six Sigma, Medical Checklists, and ISO 9001, and their applications and limitations.
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