Measuring and reporting on quality in health care: a framework and road map for improving care.

@article{Brien2009MeasuringAR,
  title={Measuring and reporting on quality in health care: a framework and road map for improving care.},
  author={Susan E Brien and Elijah Dixon and William Ghali},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={462-6}
}
Quality of care measurement and reporting at the provider, hospital, or health system level has become increasingly common in health systems around the world. Health system performance reports, whether they be confidentially distributed to the provider or made available to the public, are not only used as a stimulus for quality improvement, but can also be used to inform policy, apportion funding, or in rare cases, punish poorly performing providers. In this review, we outline several… CONTINUE READING

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