HealthcarePapers

HealthcarePapers 12(1) April 2012 : 26-31.doi:10.12927/hcpap.2012.22862
Commentary

Can a Book of Charts Catalyze Improvements in Quality? Views of a Healthcare Alchemist

Diane E. Watson

Abstract

This commentary reviews international evidence about the impact of public reporting on better care and outcomes, outlines conditions under which publicly available performance information can become a potent catalyst to precipitate improvements in quality and the optimal conditions in healthcare systems to ensure that such a catalyst results in a desirable reaction.

 

Comments

Be the first to comment on this!

Related Articles

Note: Please enter a display name. Your email address will not be publically displayed