We use cookies to understand how this site is used and to improve the site to make use easier. We also share details with Google for analytic purposes. For more information, and to understand the limited use we have for your data, see our privacy page.

If you do not want us to handle your data in this way you can eitherstop using this site or set your browser to request that we do not track you. Continued use of this site without setting do not track explicitly provides your authority to make limited use your data.

Related concepts

quality assurance
part of quality management (3.5.2) focused on providing confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled
quality control
part of quality management (3.5.2) focused on fulfilling quality requirements
quality in healthcare
degree to which healthcare (3.1.1) fulfils requirements related to defined quality characteristics
quality management
coordinated activities to direct and control an organization (3.3.1) with regard to quality
risk
combination of the probability of an event and its consequences
unintended event
phenomenon that is not part of the normal course of a process but might influence it

Diagrammatic representations

Simple graph Management terms and definitions