TITLE

States scorecard finds wide gaps in five key health care measures; no connection seen between high spending and high quality

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2007, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p150
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the health care quality, access and cost vary widely from state to state in the U.S. according to a scorecard issued by the Commonwealth Fund Commission on High Performance Health System in June 2007. States were ranked based on indicators grouped in categories that include access, quality, avoidable hospital use and healthy lives. States that do well on access to care were also more likely to do better on quality of care according to the scorecard.
ACCESSION #
25888189

 

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