AHRQ Grant HS21844: Related Publication Summaries

Patient-Centered-Quality Reporting

"Top-down and bottom-up approaches to health care quality: the impacts of regulation and report cards."

Mukamel DB, Haeder SF, and Weimer DL.
Annual Review of Public Health 2014; 35:477-97.
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To analyze what is known about the impacts of these two policy approaches on quality, the authors review the extant literature on regulation and report cards. They find evidence of both functional and dysfunctional effects and identify areas in which additional research would most likely be valuable.


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