Motivation to Change Chronic Illness Care
Results from a National Evaluation of Quality Improvement Collaboratives
Published in: Health Care Management Review, v. 30, no. 2, Apr./June 2005, p. 139-156
Posted on rand.org 2005
This article examines the motivation of health care professionals to improve quality of chronic illness care using the Chronic Care Model and Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles. The findings suggest that organizational attempts to redesign care require support of activities initiated by practitioners and managers and an organizational commitment to quality improvement.