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5. Public Reporting As a Quality Improvement Strategy Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Evidence Report/Technology Assessment Number 208)

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ISBN-10: 148394378X

ISBN-13: 9781483943787

Edition: N/A

Authors: U. S. Department Human Services, Agency for and Quality

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A substantial amount of research exists demonstrating that health care frequently fails to meet the current standards of quality care. Errors, suboptimal management or control of disease, and overutilization or underutilization of services are more likely to occur when high quality evidence-based health care is not provided. In a quality improvement framework that includes measuring, influencing, and improving quality, public reporting (making quality, safety, or performance data publicly available) is categorized as a means of influencing quality by providing incentives for change. This report focuses on how the public reporting of health care quality information may provide incentives for…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 3/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.48" tall
Weight: 3.014