Advancing Physician Performance Measurement: Using Administrative Data to Assess Physician Quality and Efficiency

Advancing Physician Performance Measurement: Using Administrative Data to Assess Physician Quality and Efficiency

Advancing Physician Performance Measurement: Using Administrative Data to Assess Physician Quality and Efficiency (36 pages, PDF), published by the Pacific Business Group on Health and Lumetra, examines current methods of measuring physician performance related to efficiency and quality of care. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Commonwealth Fund, the report discusses evidence-based measures, data availability and sufficiency, implementation issues, and providing feedback to physicians and consumers; and it suggests how to move the process forward.