Performance measurement in healthcare: part I--concepts and trends from a State of the Science Review.

  title={Performance measurement in healthcare: part I--concepts and trends from a State of the Science Review.},
  author={Carol Elaine Adair and Elizabeth Simpson and Ann L Casebeer and Judith M Birdsell and Katharine A Hayden and Steven H. Lewis},
  journal={Healthcare policy = Politiques de sante},
  volume={1 4},
OBJECTIVE Performance measurement is touted as an important mechanism for organizational accountability in industrialized countries. This paper describes a systematic review of business and health performance measurement literature to inform a research agenda on healthcare performance measurement. METHODS A search of the peer-reviewed business and healthcare literature for articles about organizational performance measurement yielded 1,307 abstracts. Multi-rater relevancy ratings, citation… CONTINUE READING

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