Are there too many quality/performance measures? IOM report backs 15 standardized measures to judge progress.Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2015. ISBN: 9780309324939.
Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress.
Blumenthal D, Malphrus E, McGinnis JM, eds. Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2015. ISBN: 9780309324939.
Measures to assess health care often add burden for overwhelmed hospital workers, and lack of consistency limits the usability of data to inform improvement. This publication reviews findings of a committee convened to discuss core measures for health care and outlines a set of 15 standardized measures to optimize performance assessment and develop data that drives progress.
Associations between perceived crisis mode work climate and poor information exchange within hospitals.
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Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework.
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Post-discharge adverse events among urban and rural patients of an urban community hospital: a prospective cohort study.
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