Demanding key data metrics important to cost, quality of care

Sweeney, Shana
May 2011
Employee Benefit News;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p9
The article offers the author's insights on the importance of data in gathering information needed to improve healthcare quality and cost. The author discusses four areas of carrier data including high-cost but high-use, high-cost but low-use, low-cost but high use, and low-cost and low-use. She mentions that employers must exert effort in taking an active role in understanding data and collaborating with the research community in a more effective manner.


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