A health care paradox: measuring and reporting quality has become a barrier to improving it

(By Jerry Penso for STAT)

We are at an inflection point in our efforts to measure the quality of U.S. health care. Most medical professionals accept that rigorous quality measurement is essential to improving care and fundamental to transitioning the way we pay for health care. The question we face now is this: How should we measure quality in meaningful and efficient ways? Continue reading article here…

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