Transparent Data + Clinicians = Better Care
New Resources Demonstrate How Reporting Performance Data Spurs Quality Improvement
On average, U.S. adults get only 55 percent of recommended care for their conditions. But when clinicians have transparent and reliable data on how well their practices perform, they are motivated to improve the quality of care they provide.
Case studies, a brief, interviews, videos, and other resources from community alliances leading the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality
(AF4Q) initiative show that physician practices use performance data to compare how they stack up to their peers, which spurs improvement. Community alliances also use the data to identify top performers and enable providers to share best practices, resulting in better outcomes for patients.
These resources are part of AF4Q’s Quality Field Notes
series highlighting lessons learned by clinicians, patients, and payers to transform health care locally.Read more...