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Quality as a program, not a measure: An opportunity for health insurers to value quality as a comprehensive program

Describes the work between the CMS Innovation Center and the ACS to introduce a new type of quality measure that includes the infrastructure, resources, and processes needed to deliver optimal care.

Figure 1. Two-dimensional view of surgical outcomes

Patient-reported outcomes in surgery: Listening to patients improves quality of care

The role of patient-reported outcome measures are identified in this article, particularly as they relate to enhanced patient engagement and improved quality of surgical care.


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