Inter-clinician relationships and communities of practice have the ability to support continuous quality improvement efforts within healthcare organizations, by offering a means of sharing necessary knowledge that is generally not possessed by clinicians. Sustained adherence to the processes critical to quality improvement is necessary for durable improvements in quality, and knowledge sharing is necessary for supporting these skills, such as practice audit, change management and use of the associated technology. This paper unveils the RCQ (Relationships, Communities, Quality) model, which provides a framework for the purpose of sustaining practice audit for quality improvement in healthcare.
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Dohan, Michael S. and Tan, Joseph, "RCQ: Inter-Clinician Relationships, Practice Audit and Communities of Practice for Healthcare Quality Improvement" (2011). Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology Advancement. 9.