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A transparency and accountability framework for high-value inpatient nursing care.

  title={A transparency and accountability framework for high-value inpatient nursing care.},
  author={Ellen T Kurtzman},
  journal={Nursing economic\$},
  volume={28 5},
  • E. Kurtzman
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Nursing economic$
Transparency and accountability are terms that typically refer to activities aimed at measuring and holding providers responsible for their performance through such vehicles as public disclosure of comparative results. Today, transparency and accountability policies are widely accepted strategies to drive quality improvement and stimulate consumer choice. Yet nursing, the single largest health care profession, has not yet been engaged in these policy directions nor considered in their design or… 

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