Exploring Process-Outcome Correlation

July 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p54
The article presents a discussion on the relation between the process measures in hospital systems with the desired quality outcome. It mentions that, although scientifically valid formulas will be used in measuring outcomes, it may not be correlated with the processes. It also mentions that some are worried that there might be some unattended consequences and it is necessary that evidence-based care is continuously evaluated for effectiveness. INSET: Robust Compliance Gets Five Processes Cut from List.


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