WRONG: SAFE CARE: Avoiding harm to patients from the care that is intended to help them. EFFECTIVE CARE: Providing services based on scientific knowledge to all who could benefit and refraining from providing services to those not likely to benefit (avoiding underuse and misuse, respectively). PATIENT CENTERED CARE: Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions. TIMELY CARE: Reducing waits and sometimes harmful delays for both those who receive and those who give care. EFFICIENT CARE: Avoiding waste, including waste of equipment, supplies, ideas, and energy. EQUITABLE CARE: Providing care that does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and socioeconomic status.  [20% of test-takers agreed with the answer you gave]

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Original Question: The Institute of Medicine report Crossing the Quality Chasm provides six domains for health care quality. What quality domain aims to avoid waste, including waste of equipment, supplies, ideas, and energy?

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