Quality of Care

Measuring the quality of healthcare in the U.S.

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Measuring the quality of healthcare in the U.S.

How can we know if the performance of the health system overall in the U.S. is good and if it is getting better or worse over time?  Can a meaningful and reasonably understandable set of national quality measures be identified, accepted by key constituencies, and tracked in ways that allow system-level performance to have a […]

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A generation of healthcare in the United States: Has value improved in the last 25 years?

A generation of healthcare in the United States: Has value improved in the last 25 years?

Jeffrey Selberg is a Senior Advisor with the Peterson Center on Healthcare. Bradley Sawyer, Cynthia Cox, Marco Ramirez, Gary Claxton, and Larry Levitt are with the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Measuring the value of the U.S. healthcare system – and particularly …