In the quest for better health care, measuring safety and quality, although highly important, has become a distraction for clinicians, raised the cost-of-care delivery, and has not helped consumers make better health care choices. It’s not measurement however that is the problem – it’s what we are measuring. Measures reported today are not focused on critical determinants of value for patients and families. Read more here. (Source: Elizabeth Teisberg and Scott Wallace, HealthAffairsBlog, 4/13/15)
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