Quality improvement, information technology and primary care can improve healthcare system performance. but are policy makers promoting them?

R. Gauld, J. Burgers, M. Dobrow, K. Luxford, R. Minhas, C. Wendt, A. B. Cohen

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Abstract

Healthcare system performance improvement is on the policy agenda of governments, healthcare funders and providers across the high-income world. Given this, we sought to assess the extent to which policy makers in our respective countries were promoting policy areas known to be associated with healthcare system improvement, namely quality improvement, information technology and primary care. This article reports our findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)827-833
Number of pages7
JournalInternational journal of clinical practice
Volume66
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2012

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