Cosy atmosphere during a project day on The Danish Quality Model’s SIP- programme. Happy citizens, pleased relatives and a sound working environment. apr Det mener sundhedsministeren og formanden for Danske Regioner, der Den Danske Kvalitetsmodel blev introduceret i og er forankret i. The Danish Health Care Quality Programme (DDKM) is a method to generate persistent quality development across the entire health care sector in Denmark.

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General contact details of provider: You can help correct errors and omissions. The Model is developed in co-operation with professionals, and special attention has been given to developing concrete and relevant practical tools.

Creating Better Quality in Practice

Full kvalitstsmodel including those kvalitetsmoddel matched with items on IDEAS More about this item Keywords Denmark ; Explanation ; Healthcare standards ; Government ; Michel Foucault ; Quality management ; Statistics Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. While a large majority of pharmacies are enrolled, the uptake among the municipalities is modest.

Help us Corrections Found an error or omission? A new accreditation programme is developed, when the parties involved in providing publically financed healthcare in the sector in kvxlitetsmodel have made the decision to launch such a programme and have agreed on the overall framework, including the economic framework. IKAS offers a range of accreditation programmes, tailored for private hospitals, community pharmacies, community health care, primary care vkalitetsmodel general practicespecialist physicians practicing outside of a hospital setting and chiropractors.

IKAS is an independent institution financed partially by public means, while private clients cover the costs related to their accreditation. In such cases, a fee covering the expenses to IKAS, will be charged.

Against all odds? Understanding the emergence of accreditation of the Danish hospitals

Happy citizens, pleased relatives and a sound working environment — goals which many of the services of the social sector strive for. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. Despite intense critique from various parts of the medical professions, Danish hospitals have been subjected to a mandatory accreditation system known as the Danish Quality Model Den Danske Kvalitetsmodel, DDKM since Definition and Mechanisms ,” Chapters ,in: Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors.

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This assemblage was crucial for identifying quality as a problem in need of administrative intervention and for shaping the political struggle over how best to assure the quality of hospital services. Click here for a brief outline of The Danish Quality Model.

Introduction to DDKM

Programmes will be launched for other out-of-hospital based healthcare practitioners over the next years. If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it. For health care practitioners, participation in DDKM is, with a few well defined exceptions, mandated for those working under the agreement in questions.

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DDKM, kvalitetsmofel to the name of the programme in Danish. The public hospitals have completed two full three year cycles of accreditation, and the prehospital care ambulance services will in have completed two cycles as well. Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services. Others, working in same field without any public financing, can join the programme.

The Quality Model can improve the social practice The Danish Quality Model is all about improving the quality of the social services by collecting and communicating knowledge of what actually works in practice.

The programme for private hospitals enables the regions to fulfill their regulatory duty to ensure the quality of services provided at their expense; while access to public hospitals is free, citizens have a statutory right to free care in the private sector, if the public sector cannot deliver timely care. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: It is argued that DDKM is the result of the emergence of hospital quality management assemblage in s and s made up by new methods of categorizing disease treatments, computerization of such treatments, concerns over cost-effectiveness, complaint registration, the availability of international hospital quality assessment systems, the mobilization of organized medical interest groups, and a tradition of consultative policymaking procedures.

Users, relatives, staff members, as well as the general public, will be able to assesses your organization in a simpler manner. The Danish Quality Model is all about improving the quality of the social services by collecting and communicating knowledge of what actually works in practice. Useful experience is therefore rarely spread to other services, colleagues or staff members, who might benefit from them. The Quality Model can help social services by improving the quality within their particular field.


If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the “citations” tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation. The Quality Model is not about bureaucracy and paperwork, but about giving social services the opportunity to improve, to learn from each other and to create a good and fulfilling weekday for users, relatives and staff members alike.

Understanding the emergence of accreditation of the Danish hospitals. Everybody wants to provide good quality, however, documented knowledge on what works in practice is unfortunately limited.

Creating Better Quality in Practice – Dansk kvalitetsmodel på det sociale område

Download full text from publisher File URL: When requesting a correction, please mention this item’s handle: The individual staff member might have a good sense of what works in relation to a particular citizen, but this knowledge is seldom documented, developed and shared. As an example, the programme for general practitioners was launched based on a clause in the agreement between the Organisation of General Practitioners in Denmark and the Danish Regions, regulating provision of general primary care medicine.

The notion of government assemblage is employed to understand how and why, in the face of these obstacles, DDKM was ultimately implemented. Improving your practice, and learn from the experience of others. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. Ensuring that users and relatives are systematically involved in decisions regarding their everyday life.

For pharmacies and municipalities, participation is voluntary. The Government and the Danish Regions have decided to discontinue accreditation of these providers in favour of other strategies to promote quality improvement. Benefits of the Quality Model: Bringing professional development and learning into focus Click here for a brief outline of The Danish Quality Model. If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form.