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Hospital Performance Reports: Impact On Quality etc

In Health industry on November 4, 2008 by Alan Lovell Tagged: , ,

Evidence, for you doubters out there, that being public and releasing data helps improve performance in a clinical unit – Hospital Performance Reports: Impact On Quality, Market Share, And Reputation. Health Affairs 2005; 24(4):1150-60.

[from the abstract] “This study builds on earlier work by assessing the long-term impact of a public hospital performance report on both consumers and hospitals. […] The findings indicate that making performance data public results in improvements in the clinical area reported upon.”

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