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Performance Measures in Health Care

Performance measurement in health care is defined as the assessment of care "against evidence-based clinical guidelines and nationally recognized standards."  (from the American College of Physicians' website on Performance Measures.)

Journal Articles:

Performance Measures relevant article search on the PubMed (Medline) database.


A list of books on quality and performance measures available from the MCW Libraries

Web Sites:

American Medical Association (AMA)
International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)
Joint Commission Performance Measurement
National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC)


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