TITLE

Avoiding the mismeasurement of medicine and improving care

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Robert M.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p1549
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9712150180

 

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