Peering into the chasm: improving the quality of clinical genetic services.

Publication Name: 
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics
Publication Authors: 
Gray JR, Berwick DM
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Date of Publication: 
Aug 2009

This call to arms, from the US Institute of Medicine (IIOM), has inspired much activity and many improvements in clinical services.  The IOM report, Crossing the Quality Chasm[Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. Institute of Medicine, 2001], published in March 2001 was a significant step in a journey that goes back many years, beginning in other industries and only latterly embraced by the health care sector.

(August 15, 2009)

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