The English Star Rating System

Failure of Theory or Practice?

Published in: Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, v. 10, no. 1, Editorial, Jan. 2005, p. 3-4

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2004

by Paul G. Shekelle

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The star rating system is the first programme in England to make data on quality of public health providers*’ performance publicly available. The author discusses the findings of a study of this system published in this issue.

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