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Time for transparent standards in quality reporting by health care organizations.

Pronovost PJ, Wu AW, Austin M. Time for Transparent Standards in Quality Reporting by Health Care Organizations. JAMA. 2017;318(8):701-702. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10124.

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August 16, 2017
Pronovost PJ, Wu AW, Austin M. JAMA. 2017;318:701-702.

Transparency in the reporting of quality and safety data demonstrates a commitment to improvement, learning, and patient empowerment regarding provider selection. This commentary suggests potential standards for hospitals to adopt for public reporting of their quality data and advocates for an external entity that reports how hospitals adhere to public reporting of quality measures.

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Pronovost PJ, Wu AW, Austin M. Time for Transparent Standards in Quality Reporting by Health Care Organizations. JAMA. 2017;318(8):701-702. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10124.