Avoiding the mismeasurement of medicine and improving care

Bernstein, Robert M.
December 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p1549
Academic Journal
Editorial. Reports on the importance of taxonomy in the medical profession. Reference to research by Lalonde et al in same issue outlining new terminology standards for the Canadian Institute of Health Information; The need of the health care system to have data to guide its management and expenditures; The use of standardized data to measure the performance of a system.


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