Establishing National Goals for Quality Improvement

@article{McGlynn2003EstablishingNG,
  title={Establishing National Goals for Quality Improvement},
  author={Elizabeth A. McGlynn and Christine K. Cassel and Sheila T. Leatherman and Alison H. DeCristofaro and Helen L. Smits},
  journal={Medical Care},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={I-16-I-29}
}
Background.For a number of reasons, it has been difficult to garner public interest in the need to improve the quality of care delivered nationally. One possible reason for this is that the concept of quality has different meanings for different stakeholders. To make the problems of suboptimal quality more concrete and potential solutions more compelling, the Strategic Framework Board (SFB) recommended developing a set of national goals for quality improvement. Objectives.To describe the… 
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