Tag: Hospital accreditation

Commensuration of health-care quality standards through hospital accreditation: from measurement weapon to management tool?

The purpose of this study is to examine the management perceptions towards calculative practices behind the reconstruction of a mandatory hospital accreditation (HA) system that transforms multiple facets of health-care quality into a single performance index. This study contributes to the sociology of quantification mobilising the concept of commensuration as a social process to reflect […]