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BENCHMARK (IN CONTEXT OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT)

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French Equivalent: Point de référence

Definition:
In the quality improvement lexicon, a benchmark is a best in class achievement. This achievement then becomes the reference point or recognized standard of excellence against which similar processes are measured.

Source Publication:
United States Bureau of Census, "Glossary of Selected Abbreviations and Acronyms", unpublished on paper.

Statistical Theme: Quality, statistical

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, March 27, 2013