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Clinical Quality Management (CQM)

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The integrated processes, both clinical and administrative, that provide the framework to objectively define, measure, assure, and improve the quality and safety of care received by beneficiaries. The CQM functional capability includes the following programs:

  • Patient Safety
  • Healthcare Risk Management
  • Credentialing and Privileging
  • Accreditation and Compliance
  • Clinical Measurement
  • Clinical Quality Improvement

Source of Definition:

DoD Manual 6025.13: Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS)

Related Glossary Terms:

Clinical Quality Management

Last Updated: September 01, 2023
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