Monday, May 23, 2005

CMWF - Measure, Learn, and Improve

Physicians' Involvement in Quality Improvement
Payers, accreditors, and consumers are using quality improvement (QI) methods, but there is still one key group for whom the pursuit of QI has not become routine: physicians.

Marie J. Audet, M.D., Michelle M. Doty, M.P.H., Ph.D., Jamil Shamasdin, and Stephen C. Schoenbaum, M.D., M.P.H.,
Health Affairs May/June 2005 24 (3) 843-53

Many US doctors do not want to share performance data with patients
BMJ - News roundup