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A Framework for Evaluating Quality Transparency Initiatives in Health Care

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To date a number of private and public sector initiatives have commenced that rely on value-driven principles for the delivery of health care services. Given the variation that may exist across these initiatives it is important to have a good structure for examining and evaluating their implementation and overall effectiveness. This project focus on developing an evaluative framework for examining the following research questions — 1) what are measures of the effectiveness of health care quality initiatives, 2) what are the appropriate success indicators, and 3) what data requirements are needed to monitor and assess the effectiveness of quality initiatives? [49 PDF pages]