Dec 31, 2000
This research brief describes work documented in Managed Care is Not the Problem, Quality Is (RP-672-1) and How Good is the Quality of Health Care in the United States? (RP-751-1).
Excerpt: A presidential commission has recommended strategies for defining, measuring, and promoting quality. The private sector is eager to use information about quality to help employees make better choices among clinicians and health plans, a trend known as "value-based purchasing."