The Critical Balance

Streamlining Cardiovascular Care while Maintaining Quality Excellence
  • Cynthia P. Arnold


The demands that are placed on our health care system, as well as the complexity of our organizational structures, make it necessary to continuously strive to reach the “critical balance” between streamlined cardiovascular care and service excellence. The “critical balance” is a dynamic equilibrium that can be approached through a consistent use of various management techniques.


Total Quality Management Continuous QUality Improvement Outcome Management Prospective Payment System Critical Balance 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia P. Arnold
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  1. 1.Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper Hospital/University Medical CenterUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyCamdenUSA

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