Limitations of provider interventions in hypertension quality assurance.

  title={Limitations of provider interventions in hypertension quality assurance.},
  author={Richard N. Winickoff and Susan Wilner and R Neisuler and G. Octo Barnett},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={75 1},
In an institutional quality assurance program in hypertension, performance of tests, control of blood pressure, and follow-up were monitored through a computer program that was developed to audit records in an automated record system. Two types of feedback previously shown to be effective were provided quarterly for a period of one year to experimental providers. For all hypertensives considered together, there were no differences between scores of Experimental and Control providers based on… CONTINUE READING