Write a 5-paragraph paper (approximately 500 words, double-spaced, 12 point font, with a cover page) in which you:
- Define quality assurance (QA) and quality improvement (QI). Give an example of how each applies to healthcare. Describe the differences between the two.
- Based on the information in the textbook, identify the 3 ways to measure medical quality and briefly describe the relationships among them.
- Based on the information in the textbook, identify the 3 principles of total quality and define each as they relate to healthcare.
- Define quality management (QM). Explain how QA and QI are part of QM.
Use at least 2 reliable references. Using APA formatting, provide a reference list and include in-text citations and quotations where appropriate.