External Benchmarking is an important aspect of the Quality
Assessment/Performance Improvement program. This activity
allows our organization to systematically compare processes
and systems, best practices, and standards compliance with
other external organizations in order to identify areas that
need improvement as well as methods to attain improvement.
Internal benchmarking is also an important aspect of the
Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement program. Internal
benchmarking is a method of comparing particular functions,
practices, and processes and systems that are conducted or
measured internally within the organization.
This organization will pursue avenues for Benchmarking
such as comparing to other professional healthcare or medical
organizations, published studies in specialty journals, peer
review journals, and articles on topics relevant to the
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