Friday, January 25, 2019

The problem with public reporting in health care

Peter Pronovost, a champion of this sort of thing, along with a couple of other authors, cites weaknesses of public reporting, correctly pointing out that when hospitals do it themselves it’s largely just self promotional. Their solution? Beef up the standards by getting outside organizations like CMS and Leapfrog involved. Seriously? They’ve been at this for years with little evidence that patients are really interested, let alone helped.

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