Money matters: exploiting the data from outcomes research for quality improvement initiatives

@article{Impellizzeri2009MoneyME,
  title={Money matters: exploiting the data from outcomes research for quality improvement initiatives},
  author={Franco Maria Impellizzeri and Mario Pietro Bizzini and Michael Leunig and Nicola Angelo Maffiuletti and Anne Frances Mannion},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={348-359}
}
In recent years, there has been an increase in studies that have sought to identify predictors of treatment outcome and to examine the efficacy of surgical and non-surgical treatments. In addition to the scientific advancement associated with these studies per se, the hospitals and clinics where the studies are conducted may gain indirect financial benefit… CONTINUE READING