Figures and Tables Acknowledgments List of Contributors 1. Regulatory strategies for safer patient health care 2. Leading from behind with plural regulation 3. International trends in patient safety governance 4. Voluntary initiatives by clinicians 5. Integrating corporate and clinical governance 6. Transforming clinical governance in Queensland Health 7. Regulating health professionals 8. Non-disciplinary pathways in practitioner regulation 9. Regulating clinical practice 10. Surgeon report cards 11. Disclosure of medical injury 12. Does litigation against doctors and hospitals improve quality? 13. Hospital licensure, certification and accreditation 14. Connecting health care through information technology 15. Do public inquiries improve health care? Index
Judith Healy is Associate Professor in the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University. She is co-editor of Hospitals in a Changing Europe and Accessing Health Care. Paul Dugdale is Director of Chronic Disease Management for ACT Health and Associate Professor of Public Health at the Australian National University. He is the author of Doing Health Policy in Australia.