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Quality assurance for community mental health centers: impact of P.L. 94-63.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  640597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Community Mental Health Centers Amendments of 1975 (Public Law 94-63) contained three requirements relating to quality assurance in community mental health centers: the development of national standards for the centers, the development of quality assurance programs, and the collection of data to be used in program evaluation. The authors describe the CMHC standards developed by the National Institute of Mental Health in compliance with the law. They discuss quality assurance programs in the centers in relation to the developing network of professional standards review organizations. They also describe the kinds of activities centers must conduct to meet the program evaluation requirements and some of the materials that have been developed to assist the centers.
Authors:
O B Towery; C Windle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hospital & community psychiatry     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0022-1597     ISO Abbreviation:  Hosp Community Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-17     Completed Date:  1978-06-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0040250     Medline TA:  Hosp Community Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  316-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Community Mental Health Services / legislation & jurisprudence,  standards*
Quality of Health Care*
United States

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