Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Evolution of and Trends in Health Care in the U.S.
Lecture:Quality Indicators and Comparative Effectiveness Research
Slide content:Quality Indicators In Medicine Better patient outcomes (patient health) Better system performance (patient care) Better professional development (clinician learning ) 3
Slide notes:This lecture will discuss quality indicators and comparative effectiveness research. We will begin with the definition of quality. When we speak of quality in health care, we speak of better patient outcomes or improvements in patient health. We speak of better system performance or improvements in patient care. We also think of better professional development or improvements in the way that clinicians learn and improve their knowledge. 3