Expected and unanticipated consequences of the quality and information technology revolutions.

@article{Wachter2006ExpectedAU,
  title={Expected and unanticipated consequences of the quality and information technology revolutions.},
  author={Robert M. Wachter},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={295 23},
  pages={2780-3}
}
NEARLY 2 DECADES AFTER THE PREDICTION THAT AN age of “assessment and accountability” would soon transform health care, the quality movement has finally arrived. Driven by evidence that US medical practice comports with best evidence approximately half the time, that large numbers of medical errors continue to occur, and that clinically indefensible… CONTINUE READING