A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation, length of stay and outcome.

QUALITY ASSURANCE: "Improving quality assurance at the facility was the new director's number on goal."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "QUALITY ASSURANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/quality-assurance/ (accessed September 25, 2020).