TITLE

NQF ups ante on performance

AUTHOR(S)
Robeznieks, Andis
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;3/3/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article states that members of the National Quality Forum began voting on 43 performance measures that if approved would boost by 13% the total number of measures the organization has endorsed. The organization is voting on whether the measures have the importance, scientific soundness, feasibility and usability necessary to qualify for use as valid indicators on the quality of care a hospital provides. If endorsed, the measures will then be considered performance standards and used to measure the quality of care delivered at hospitals in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
31302111

 

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