Outcomes Assessment: Demonstrating Our Predictive Ability as a Healthcare Profession

McKeon, Patrick O.; Medina McKeon, Jennifer M.
July 2016
International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training;Jul2016, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p1
Academic Journal
The author discusses outcomes assessment and proposes a new way to think about it as it relates to how the public is shown how good clinician is at what he does. He notes that documentation is an important process to secure professional body of knowledge and recognition from the public that clinicians fulfill a major societal need. He cites the four steps in the process of outcome assessment including observing relevant information from clinical evaluation leading to appropriate diagnosis.


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