TITLE

The United Countries of America: Benchmarking the Quality of US Health Care

AUTHOR(S)
SLACK, CHARLES W.; SLACK, WARNER V.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2011, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p788
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors discuss the benchmark of the quality of medical care in the U.S. They raise questions concerning the overemphasis of statistical comparisons over a country and choose individual smaller countries with more homogenous populations. They point out that information on health from states, provinces, regions, and countries are beneficial in determining the areas in need of health improvement.
ACCESSION #
64431801

 

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