Describes the quality assurance mechanisms that were in place at the organization during the reporting period. Select all that apply:
- Peer review/supervision
- Audit and feedback
- Checklists and logs
- Electronic monitoring systems
- Communication and education strategies
- Guidelines, protocols, and registries
Organizations should footnote details and descriptions of these mechanisms (including if they select "Other") and how they are linked to quality improvement activities and plans. See usage guidance for further information.
This is a list of process measures that have evidence-based correlations to improvements in clinical quality but may not be applicable to all organizations operating in the health sector.
Please see the glossary term Quality Assurance Mechanisms for more details on each of these options.
Source: this list of quality assurance mechanisms was adapted from the results of a systematic review of quality assurance best practices from the NHS: https://iris.thegiin.org/nhs-qa
March 2016 - IRIS v4.0 Released (current version)
Immaterial change. Minor revision to definition language for clarity.
March 2014 - IRIS v3.0 Released
New metric. Quality Assurance Mechanism (PI3863) developed via IRIS Health Working Group.
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