Students add value to learning organizations: the Medical University of South Carolina experience

Qual Manag Health Care. 1998 Winter;6(2):38-43. doi: 10.1097/00019514-199806020-00005.


Students bring fresh ideas, knowledge, and perspective to health care organizations. As students learn how to apply the principles and methods of continuous improvement, they help improve both the quality of health care and the organization's way of improving quality.

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Clerkship
  • Health Promotion
  • Hospital Administration / education
  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency
  • Models, Educational*
  • Organizational Innovation
  • Patient Care Team
  • South Carolina
  • Students, Health Occupations*
  • Total Quality Management*