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presented a method of benchmarking that allows a full-bodied clinical performance evaluation in contradiction of benchmarks used nationally (Delgadillo et al., 2014). This article’s assertion on quality improvement systems can be applied in healthcare environments, especially in evaluating psychological treatments. There is a need to employ
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ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON QUALITY PERFORMANCE: BENCHMARKING 4 quality improvement methods to evaluate evidence-based psychological treatments in order provide effective solutions to the patients. The article informs my learning and shapes my professional practices in that it enlightens me on stringent measures that need to be considered when evaluating evidence-based psychological treatments. For example, the article presents a considered review of methods and challenges for selecting a sufficient set of psychometric measures statistical evaluation and comparison of clinical performance and operational definition of outcomes. Signorelli, H., D.O., Straseski, Joely A,PhD., M.S., Genzen, Jonathan R,M.D., PhD., Walker, B. S., M.S., Jackson, Brian R,M.D., M.S., & Schmidt, Robert L, MD,PhD., M.B.A. (2015). Benchmarking to identify practice variation in test ordering: A potential tool for utilization management, Labmedicine, 46 (4), 356-364 This article indicates that appropriate utilization test is normally evaluated by observing guidelines that are already published. However, medical guidelines, in many cases, are not available. The authors have proposed benchmarking as a way of identifying differences in practice that may illustrate incongruous testing. This article investigated benchmark application in identifying sites that use inappropriate testing for a specific analyte. According to the authors, benchmarking may be applied as a tool for screening in outliers pinpointing that are associated with inappropriate utilization test. According to the authors, benchmarking can offer information to identify potential utilization management targets. Benchmarking also expands the range of test
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  • Spring '16
  • Psychology, quality performance, Delgadillo

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