Outcomes management in neonatal nursing clinical practice


Dr P Petryshen, Vice-President & Chief Nursing Officer, St Michael's Hospital 30 Bond Street Toronto Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8.


One approach for evaluating the quality and cost of patient care is through outcomes management Outcomes management in a neonatal environment will be described within a structure-process-outcome framework Outcomes will be presented from three perspectives administrative, economic and clinical The relevance and implications of outcomes management will be discussed