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Quality measures for patients at risk of adverse outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration: expert panel recommendations.

Chang ET,  Newberry S, Rubenstein LV, et al. Quality measures for patients at risk of adverse outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration: expert panel recommendations. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(8):e2224938. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24938

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August 17, 2022
Chang ET, Newberry S, Rubenstein LV, et al. JAMA Network Open. 2022;5(8):e2224938.

Patients with chronic or complex healthcare needs are at increased risk of adverse events such as rehospitalization. This paper describes the development of quality measures to assess the safety and quality of primary care for patients with complex care needs at high risk of hospitalization or death. The expert panel proposed three categories (assessment, management, features of healthcare), 15 domains, and 49 concepts.

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Chang ET,  Newberry S, Rubenstein LV, et al. Quality measures for patients at risk of adverse outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration: expert panel recommendations. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(8):e2224938. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24938