Scorecards for health system performance assessment: the New Zealand example.

@article{Gauld2011ScorecardsFH,
  title={Scorecards for health system performance assessment: the New Zealand example.},
  author={Robin D. C. Gauld and Suhaila Al-wahaibi and Johanna Chisholm and Rebecca Crabbe and Boomi Kwon and Timothy Hou Teng Oh and Raja Palepu and Nic Rawcliffe and Stephen M. Sohn},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 2-3},
  pages={200-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop a national scorecard for assessing health system performance derived from routine data. METHODS We drew upon national and international data to develop benchmarks for health system performance, then applied basic ratio scores to compare New Zealand performances to the benchmark. 64 indicators were included in four assessment categories: healthy lives, quality, access, and efficiency. In a fifth category, 27 of these indicators were used to score health system equity… CONTINUE READING