chapter 2 Recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Health Care

Chapter 2 Recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Health Care

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Recommendations of the President’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry http://www.hcqualitycommission.gov 1. National aims for improvement of health care quality should be established, accompanied by appropriate, specific objectives for improvement. … these aims should be based on criteria that include focusing on common and/or costly conditions, areas where wide variability in practices exists, and improvements that have the greatest impact on reducing morbidity and mortality and improving functional capacity. 2. Core sets of quality measures should be identified for standardized reporting by each sector of the health care industry. These sets should reflect measurement priorities developed by taking into account both national aims for improvement and the information needs of consumers (especially vulnerable populations), purchasers, providers, health organizations, and public health and policy officials. 3. All sectors of the health care industry should support the focused development of quality measures that enhance and improve the ability to evaluate and improve health care. Types of measures that are needed include: measures of aspects of health care that are not well addressed by existing measures; a wider range of health
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2011 for the course GM588 gm588 taught by Professor Naber during the Fall '11 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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Chapter 2 Recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Health Care

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