Profiling quality of care: Is there a role for peer review?

@article{Hofer2004ProfilingQO,
  title={Profiling quality of care: Is there a role for peer review?},
  author={Timothy P Hofer and Steven M. Asch and Rodney A. Hayward and Lisa V Rubenstein and M Michele Hogan and John L. Adams and Eve A. Kerr},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BACKGROUND We sought to develop a more reliable structured implicit chart review instrument for use in assessing the quality of care for chronic disease and to examine if ratings are more reliable for conditions in which the evidence base for practice is more developed. METHODS We conducted a reliability study in a cohort with patient records including both outpatient and inpatient care as the objects of measurement. We developed a structured implicit review instrument to assess the quality… CONTINUE READING

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