Can health care quality indicators be transferred between countries?

  title={Can health care quality indicators be transferred between countries?},
  author={Michelle Marshall and Paul G. Shekelle and Ea A Mcglynn and Sandra Campbell and Robert H. Brook and Martin O. Roland},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  volume={12 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the transferability of primary care quality indicators by comparing indicators for common clinical problems developed using the same method in the UK and the USA. METHOD Quality indicators developed in the USA for a range of common conditions using the RAND-UCLA appropriateness method were applied to 19 common primary care conditions in the UK. The US indicators for the selected conditions were used as a starting point, but the literature reviews were updated and panels… CONTINUE READING