Cover: Public Reporting of Performance

Public Reporting of Performance

Lessons from the USA

Published in: Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, v. 5, no. 1, Editorial, Jan. 2000, p. 1-2

Posted on on January 01, 2000

by Martin Marshall, Paul G. Shekelle, Robert H. Brook, Sheila Leatherman

The U.S. experience of public disclosure of information about the performance ot health care providers and health plans is an example of a health policy initiative that has lessons for other countries. Public disclosure should be seen as an evolutionary process and health professionals and their representative bodies should play a part in the process.

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