Irene N Papanicolas

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www.thelancet.com Vol 378 October 22, 2011 1457 Submissions should be made via our electronic submission system at http://ees.elsevier.com/ thelancet/ with 2009, and of 8% in the fi rst half of 2011 compared with the same period of 2010. Major private health providers, although comprising a smaller proportion of care delivery than public providers, were(More)
BACKGROUND Coeliac disease is a common chronic autoimmune disorder. Underdiagnosis is common and the quality of life impact of symptoms may be severe. We report a study of symptom duration and quality of life before and after diagnosis in a representative sample of people with diagnosed coeliac disease in the UK. METHODS Postal questionnaire of 2000(More)
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has played a leading role in efforts to improve patients' experiences with hospital care. Yet little is known about how much patient experience has changed over the past decade, and even less is known about the impact of CMS's most recent strategy: tying payments to performance under the Value-Based(More)
Measures of personal satisfaction with health systems play an increasingly important role in national and international performance assessments. Using data from the 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey, we analyzed the determinants of personal perceptions of health system performance in eleven high-income countries. In most countries(More)
In order to address the problem of poor quality information available to health care providers today, McClellan and Staiger (1999) developed a new method to measure quality, which addresses some key limitations of other approaches. Their method produces quality estimates that reflect different dimensions of quality and are able to eliminate systematic bias(More)