Electronic Health Record Adoption and Quality Improvement in US Hospitals
A national study of electronic health record (EHR) adoption and hospital quality finds that existing measures may be inappropriate for assessing the effect of EHR adoption on quality.
Adoption and Use of Stand-Alone Electronic Prescribing in a Health Plan-Sponsored Initiative
In a health plan–sponsored e-prescribing initiative, participating PCPs' mean e-prescribing rate was 1 prescription per 4 pharmacy claims, but some PCPs achieved high use.
Availability of Data for Measuring Physician Quality Performance
Typical health plan data provide limited information for benchmarking physician performance using even a less stringent rule for attributing patient measures to physicians.
Benchmarking Physician Performance: Reliability of Individual and Composite Measures
At least 50 quality events per physician are needed to reach a minimum level of reliability for most quality measures calculated from administrative data.
Financial Incentives for Quality in Breast Cancer Care
We present findings about the prevalence and predictors of financial incentives for quality reported by oncologists and surgeons in Los Angeles County, California.
Does Concordance Between Data Sources Vary by Medical Organization Type?
Characteristics of Eye Care Practices With Managed Care Contracts
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