Date: December 1, 2016
- Lindsay A. Martin, MSPH, Executive Director and Improvement Advisor, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
- Alide Chase, MS, Senior Fellow, IHI
- Jeff Rakover, MPP, Research Associate, IHI
The health care quality improvement movement in the US is in the midst of an important discussion and debate
about reducing measurement burden and homing in on measures that really matter. Against a backdrop of hundreds of improvements that are being tracked and reported on by thousands of health systems in the US alone, guidance on which measures are most important to the pursuit of better care, better health, and lower cost couldn’t be more timely.