Improving Quality of Care

Published March 1, 2013

NCMJ March/April 2013


This issue focuses on current efforts to improve the quality of health care in North Carolina, including the work of the NC Quality Center, Community Care of North Carolina, and The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence. Commentaries also discuss local quality improvement initiatives and provide insight from public health departments, hospital administrators, physicians, and insurers. Original articles examine the use of the state’s Silver Alert program and factors affecting the density of tanning facilities in North Carolina.