TITLE

Value-based health care efficiency may lead to better patient outcomes

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the joint statement from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology, titled "Standards for Measures Used for Public Reporting of Efficiency in Healthcare." It cites that four attributes for measuring and publicly reporting efficiency in health care were the focus of the statement, as well as the importance of considering a combination of costs and clinical care. It adds that these attributes are relevant to the settings of hospitals, managed-care organizations and group practices.
ACCESSION #
35639369

 

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