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    Explain key developments regarding how quality of care is measured and evaluated in the US.

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    Discuss scientific issues and challenges for evaluating quality of care and methods for addressing these challenges.

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    Identify and apply resources and tools for comparing the quality of care of providers.

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    Articulate basic framework for evaluating quality of outcomes of care for evaluating and comparing providers.

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Неделя
1
Часов на завершение
2 ч. на завершение

Foundational Concepts for Evaluating Quality

We will begin by briefly discussing key developments in the U.S. and elsewhere underlying changing perspectives toward the way quality of care is defined and evaluated. We will then outline and discuss a basic conceptual framework for selecting measures for evaluating the quality of care by hospitals and physicians. This discussion will draw attention to key distinctions between process and outcome measures and their relative advantages and disadvantages for evaluating quality of care. This module will also include examples of quality measures that are currently in use. ...
Reading
10 видео ((всего 38 мин.)), 2 тестов
Video10 видео
Introduction to Module 11мин
Key Developments in the Measurement and Evaluation of Quality of Care4мин
Defining and Conceptualizing Quality of Care5мин
Framework for Measuring Quality of Care4мин
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Technical2мин
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Interpersonal4мин
Selection Criteria for Quality of Care Measures4мин
Reliability and Validity4мин
Process vs. Outcome Measures4мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Check Your Knowledge20мин
Week 1 Quiz (Graded)30мин
Неделя
2
Часов на завершение
2 ч. на завершение

Scientific Issues and Challenges for Comparing Quality of Care Among Providers

We will discuss key challenges in making valid comparisons among healthcare providers in terms of their quality of care including case mix differences, small sample sizes and data integrity issues. We will discuss methods and techniques for addressing such challenges. We will show how these methods and techniques can be applied in practice to produce more useful quality of care evaluations. ...
Reading
7 видео ((всего 30 мин.)), 2 тестов
Video7 видео
Goals for Comparing Providers' Quality of Care3мин
Key Challenges to Comparing Providers' Quality of Care4мин
Measurement Error3мин
Risk Adjustment6мин
Basic Procedures for Statistical Models5мин
Small Patient Samples5мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Check Your Knowledge20мин
Week 2 Quiz (Graded)30мин
Неделя
3
Часов на завершение
3 ч. на завершение

Resources and Tools for Evaluating Quality

We will cover consumer report cards and value-based purchasing programs, both of which constitute important applications of the science of measuring and evaluating quality of care. Consumer report cards on quality of care frequently exist within publicly available websites. These websites provide consumers and other interested parties with quality-related information for comparing the performance of hospitals and physicians. Such resources and tools have been produced by government agencies, private health plans, and business organizations. We will look at several examples of these resources and tools and consider their value as well as their limitations. ...
Reading
6 видео ((всего 24 мин.)), 2 тестов
Video6 видео
Purpose of Consumer Report Cards4мин
Examples of Consumer Report Cards (Websites)4мин
Design Issues4мин
Pay-for-Performance6мин
Unintended Consequences of Performance Measurement3мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Check Your Knowledge24мин
Неделя
4
Часов на завершение
3 ч. на завершение

Future Directions in Evaluating Quality of Care

We will discuss emerging developments pertaining to the science and practice of evaluating quality of care. This discussion will include the increased interest in value-oriented measures of provider performance (i.e., efficiency as well as quality) and in composite measures. Also, we will consider the debate over whether quality measures should be adjusted to account for differences among providers regarding the socio-economic characteristics of their patients and how such adjustments could be conducted. ...
Reading
4 видео ((всего 17 мин.)), 2 тестов
Video4 видео
Composite Measures7мин
Influence of Patient Socio-Economic Characteristics4мин
Concerns about the Widespread Use of Quality of Care Measures3мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Check Your Knowledge20мин

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D'Amore-McKim School of Business

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