Holding Providers Accountable for Health Care Outcomes.

  title={Holding Providers Accountable for Health Care Outcomes.},
  author={David W. Baker and Mark R. Chassin},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={167 6},
During the past 15 years, national efforts by the Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and health care payers to measure quality of care have focused heavily on process measures. Process measures are conceptually appealing because they assess specific evidence-based processes of care that are clearly within the control of health care providers, and they can guide quality improvement efforts (1). In 2010, Chassin and colleagues (2) proposed that all process… CONTINUE READING


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