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Fostering transparency in outcomes, quality, safety, and costs.

Austin M, McGlynn EA, Pronovost PJ. Fostering Transparency in Outcomes, Quality, Safety, and Costs. JAMA. 2016;316(16):1661-1662. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.14039.

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October 12, 2016
Austin M, McGlynn EA, Pronovost PJ. JAMA. 2016;316:1661-1662.

The lack of effective quality and safety measures hinders health care improvement and transparency goals. This commentary recommends ways to enhance the use of quality and safety measures, including establishing an entity responsible for setting health data standards, developing a robust scientific approach to performance measurement, and improving how this data is communicated to patients.

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Austin M, McGlynn EA, Pronovost PJ. Fostering Transparency in Outcomes, Quality, Safety, and Costs. JAMA. 2016;316(16):1661-1662. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.14039.