USQA Health Profile Database as a tool for health plan quality improvement.

Abstract

Managed care organizations are in a unique position to evaluate and improve the quality of care delivered to their defined memberships. Traditionally, health services delivery has been claims-focused. We describe a potentially richer, patient-centered approach, whereby patients with certain chronic diseases are first identified and then used as the unit of… (More)

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@article{Hanchak1996USQAHP, title={USQA Health Profile Database as a tool for health plan quality improvement.}, author={Nicholas A. Hanchak and Joseph F. Murray and Annie Hirsch and P D McDermott and Neil Schlackman}, journal={Managed care quarterly}, year={1996}, volume={4 2}, pages={58-69} }