Revalidation of physicians in Canada: Are we passing the test?
- Appendix II: QUALITY ASSESSMENT CHART: Figures 7 and 8: Physician Quality Ratings for Individual Patients. // Defining Personhood;1998, Vol. 70, p210
An appendix is presented of the quality ratings of physicians for individual patients.
- Medical education. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS51
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Using product analysis to assess operative technical competence,' by D. Szalay et al. Assessment of physicians' competence.
- Should doctors be graded? // Natural Health;Oct99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p27
Reports on the trend for hospitals in the United States to grade their doctors to make sure they are providing patients with quality care. Use of report cards to decide whom to keep on staff and even determine a doctor's salary; Percentage of doctors' overall grades that reflect their abilities...
- Quality--of--Care Appraisal in Primary Care: A Quantitative Method. Sibley, John C.; Spitzer, Walter O.; Rudnick, K. Vincent; Bell, J. Douglas; Bethune, Richard D.; Sackett, David L.; Wright, Karem // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul75, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p46
Deals with a study which developed a reproduceable method for measuring the quality of clinical care provided by physicians and nurse practitioners. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Characteristics of patient panels may influence quality ratings of primary care physicians. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p40
The article discusses a study which showed that characteristics of patient panels may affect primary care physician quality rankings.
- Patient groups earn points. // Pulse;6/25/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 25, p10
Reports on improvements in the ratings of medical practices in Great Britain that have established patient groups.
- Evaluating Resident Duty Hour Reforms. Meltzer, David O.; Arora, Vineet M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/5/2007, Vol. 298 Issue 9, p1055
The authors reflect on the medical duty hour reform enacted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to decrease physician fatigue and improve patient care and safety. Patient outcomes have not changed nor improved significantly based on the results of two studies. It is...
- Pen and paper for patient power. Marriner, Katie // New Zealand Doctor;3/14/2012, p11
The article previews the option grid tool from Cardiff University primary care which was designed to help patients compare treatment options.
- The GAAP in Quality Measurement and Reporting. Pronovost, Peter J.; Miller, Marlene; Wachter, Robert M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/17/2007, Vol. 298 Issue 15, p1800
This article comments on the science that is being created to come up with systems for measuring the quality of medical care. The authors believe quality measurement is only good if it is standardized. Whatever standardized measuring system is adopted it must be related to day-to-day care. A...