TITLE

Demanding key data metrics important to cost, quality of care

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Shana
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
61014463

 

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