Performance profiling in primary care: does the choice of statistical model matter?

@article{Eijkenaar2014PerformancePI,
  title={Performance profiling in primary care: does the choice of statistical model matter?},
  author={Frank Eijkenaar and Ren{\'e} C. J. A. van Vliet},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={192-205}
}
BACKGROUND Profiling is increasingly being used to generate input for improvement efforts in health care. For these efforts to be successful, profiles must reflect true provider performance, requiring an appropriate statistical model. Sophisticated models are available to account for the specific features of performance data, but they may be difficult to use and explain to providers. OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of the statistical model on the performance profiles of primary care… CONTINUE READING