Outcomes Panel: Better Measurement Matters

December 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2009, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p16
The article highlights the push of the healthcare industry to develop a instill quality improvement principles in their culture. Kevin B. Churchwell, chief executive at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital, said that quality improvement works best in their hospital by finding the simplest programs that deliver the most returns. Ken Anderson of NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group cited that improvement must not only be bound on the four walls of the hospitals but should also extend to patient communities and at-risk populations.


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