The End of the Quality Improvement Movement

Long Live Improving Value

Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 304, no. 16, Commentary, Oct. 27, 2010, p. 1831-1832

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2010

by Robert H. Brook

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This commentary argues that 40 years after the birth of the quality improvement movement, we still don't know much about what's been accomplished. Going forward, academic and industry leaders should focus on the nexus of quality and cost.

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