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Accreditation means that the service has been assessed against:
 
  a. a standard of excellence.
  b. competing service providers.
  c. an agreed set of standards relevant to that setting.
  d. all of the above.



One of the early conceptual models proposed to examine and evaluate healthcare is the:
 
  a. Donabedian model.
  b. Runciman model.
  c. Erikson model.
  d. Johnson model.



A quality healthcare service needs to be:
 
  a. affordable, safe, effective, available and timely.
  b. safe, person-centred, timely, effective, efficient andequitable.
 c. appropriate, safe, affordable, efficient and effective.
  d. relevant, sustainable, affordable, safe and effective.



In Australia, there are _____ dimensions for the assessment of health system performance.
 
  a. 7
  b. 8
  c. 9
  d. 10
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c
In simple terms accreditation means that the service
has been assessed against an agreed set of standards relevant
to that setting.

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a
One of the early conceptual models proposed to
examine and evaluate healthcare is the Donabedian model.
Avedis Donabedian in 1966 argued that quality of care could
be measured through the collection of information from
three categories or dimensions of care: structure, process and
outcome.

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b
At a system level, a quality healthcare service needs to be
safe, person-centred, timely, effective, efficient and equitable
to be considered a quality service.

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c
In Australia, the nine dimensions for the assessment
of health system performance include appropriate, effective,
responsive, continuous, sustainable, accessible and capable,
all considered relevant (along with the safety dimension) to
the quality of healthcare services.
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