Issues in the governance of Canadian Hospitals IV: quality of hospital care

Hosp Q. 2003;6(4):60-2, 4. doi: 10.12927/hcq..16611.


The quality of hospital services is a fundamental responsibility of governance. This responsibility can be thought of in terms of three components: monitoring the quality of services; ensuring that management processes are in place to measure, monitor and maintain quality of services; and ensuring quality in all aspects of hospital operations.

MeSH terms

  • Canada
  • Decision Making, Organizational
  • Governing Board / organization & administration*
  • Hospital Administration / standards*
  • Humans
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care
  • Social Responsibility*