"US Health System Performance: A National Scorecard"

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Authors: Kristy Alvarez and Neil I. Goldfarb
Date: January-February 2007
From: American Journal of Medical Quality(Vol. 22, Issue 1)
Publisher: Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.
Document Type: Book review
Length: 460 words

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"US Health System Performance: A National Scorecard" (Health Aff. 2006;25:w457-w475), by Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis, Sabrina K. H. How, and Stephen C. Schoenbaum

Reports from the World Health Organization and other researchers have indicated that the United States spends significantly more on health care than any other industrialized nation yet does not perform as well on major indicators of quality and health outcomes. Researchers at The Commonwealth Fund took on the considerable task of developing a comprehensive scorecard for measuring and monitoring changes in the US health system's performance. The goal in constructing this scorecard is to provide information about the system's current condition, identify areas for improvement, and create a coherent mechanism to monitor...

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Alvarez, Kristy, and Neil I. Goldfarb. "US Health System Performance: A National Scorecard." American Journal of Medical Quality, vol. 22, no. 1, 2007, p. 63. Accessed 12 June 2021.

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