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Reconciling complexity and classification in quality improvement research
  1. Laura Leviton
  1. Correspondence to Ms Laura C Leviton, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Route 1 and College Road East, Box 2316, Princeton, NJ 08543-2316, USA; llevito{at}rwjf.org

Abstract

Quality improvement (QI) research is often hampered by the complexity of the systems and context in which QI is attempted. Better classification of QI can alleviate this problem and help to build generalisable knowledge.

  • Complexity
  • effectiveness
  • outcome
  • research
  • training

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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