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Enhancing Healthcare Quality: Guidelines, Outcomes, and Benchmarking

Enhancing Healthcare Quality: Guidelines, Outcomes, and Benchmarking

In the United States healthcare system, emphasis is placed on quality through clinical practice guidelines, outcome measures, and benchmarking.

  • Clinical practice guidelines offer recommendations based on evidence to optimize patient care.
  • Outcome measures assess changes in health attributable to interventions, with categories like mortality and patient experience.
  • Benchmarking compares performance to improve quality and efficiency, with types including internal and competitive benchmarking.
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