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Accurate measurement In California's safety-net health systems has gaps and barriers.

Khoong EC, Cherian R, Rivadeneira NA, et al. Accurate Measurement In California's Safety-Net Health Systems Has Gaps And Barriers. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(11):1760-1769. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2018.0709.

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December 19, 2018
Khoong EC, Cherian R, Rivadeneira NA, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(11):1760-1769.

California's Medicaid pay-for-performance program requires safety-net health care systems to report and improve upon diverse ambulatory safety measures. Researchers found that participating safety-net hospitals struggled to report accurate data. Systems had more success improving metrics that placed patients at risk of life-threatening harm when compared to metrics that required longer term follow-up or patient engagement.

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Khoong EC, Cherian R, Rivadeneira NA, et al. Accurate Measurement In California's Safety-Net Health Systems Has Gaps And Barriers. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(11):1760-1769. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2018.0709.