Unintended consequences and challenges of quality measurements in dentistry

@inproceedings{ObadanUdoh2019UnintendedCA,
  title={Unintended consequences and challenges of quality measurements in dentistry},
  author={Enihomo M Obadan-Udoh and Jean Marie Calvo and Sapna Panwar and Kristen L. Simmons and Joel M. White and Muhammad F. Walji and Elsbeth Kalenderian},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND In recent years, several state dental programs, researchers and the Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) have sought to develop baseline quality measures for dentistry as a way to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and enhance patient experiences. Some of these measures have been tested and validated for various population groups. However, there are some unintended consequences and challenges with quality measurement in dentistry as observed from our previous work on refining and… CONTINUE READING
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