Quality Profiles: The Leadership Series - Focus on Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation (epub)
Quality Profiles™: The Leadership Series—Focus on Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation (2008), developed by NCQA in collaboration with Pfizer Inc, is the sixth in a series of publications focused on raising quality of care in the health care marketplace.
Quality Profiles™: The Leadership Series—Focus on Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation:
- Provides compelling evidence for organizations to invest in tobacco cessation strategies, including reduced morbidity and mortality, as well as productivity gains
- Examines key barriers to instituting tobacco cessation initiatives
- Highlights practical examples of successful approaches that can serve as models for quality
- Encourages stakeholders to implement programs to successfully minimize the effects of tobacco