[vc_row full_width=”false” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” bg_attachment=”” bg_repeat=”” row_responsive_large=”” row_responsive_medium=”” row_responsive_small=”” row_responsive_extra_small=”” dt_id=”” row_head_color=”” row_link_color=”” row_link_color_hover=”” animation=”” type=”” enable_parallax=”” parallax_speed=”0.8″ bg_video_color=”” poster=”” loop=”” autoplay=”” muted=”” controls=”” show_btn=”” bg_video_src_mp4=”” bg_video_src_ogv=”” bg_video_src_webm=””][vc_column width=”1/1″ animation=”” text_align=”” column_style=””][vc_column_text]Health care providers and institutions seek to continually improve the care they provide. The Institute of Medicine’s 2001 report “Crossing the Quality Chasm” defines 6 dimensions healthcare quality. This report and subsequent work highlights the complex nature of quality – and also underscores the notion that quality can be defined, measured, and improved upon.

Please enjoy this overview of the IOM report on the 6 Dimensions of Healthcare Quality, created for the Quality Scholar fellows by one of our Educational Leadership fellows, Jessica Uriarte.