Patient Safety Tool: Guiding Principles for Publicly Reporting Performance Measures

The Association of American Medical Colleges offers a complimentary set of guiding principles for providers to use when publicly reporting their quality performance data.

While more healthcare providers are reporting on quality data, the variance and lack of standardization can cause confusion when trying to analyze the measures, according to the guidelines.

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The guidelines are sorted into three main categories — purpose, transparency and validity — and touch on issues regarding the goals of data reports, data calculation methods and whether the data are appropriate and accurate.

Click here to download Association of Guiding Principles for Public Reporting of Provider Performance for use in your facility today.

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