Maximizing the Effectiveness of Public Reporting to Improve Health Care Quality
*Laura Burke, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Keywords: transparency, public reporting, quality, outcomes
Despite decades of public reporting in health care, the impact of this quality improvement strategy has been limited. How can transparency be better leveraged to bring about needed progress? This session will address issues with data and statistical methods that have undermined the effectiveness of public reporting and alternative strategies to maximize the impact of this important quality improvement tool.