World Physiotherapy Congres 2021
Hoofdprogramma Seminar 'Quality improvement of hospital-based physical therapy'
Worldwide, patients deserve quality physical therapy care and management. This is important for improved patient health outcome and overall population health. It further enhances physical therapists’ role in hospital-based treatment and interdisciplinary teams. In this seminar the focus will be on ways hospital-based physical therapists can improve quality, against the background of and tension with global quality systems and improvement tools like Joint Commission International (JCI) and Qmentum. Using the definition of the European Framework for Quality (EFQM-model), speakers will present their experiences with quality improvement for hospital based physical therapists within the unique context of their culture. The measurement methods, including rationale and evidence, will be outlined. The most important statements of each presentation, and interculturally differences, will be presented to the audience for discussion.