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Health Care Service, Safety, Cost and Outcomes

Mayo Clinic head: Health reform must focus on value
Mayo Clinic President Dr. Denis Cortese says health reform should include the creation of a “value score” that factors in patient satisfaction, safety, cost and outcomes. The information for each medical facility would be publicly available, allowing patients to make choices based on value and requiring providers to compete on service, safety, results and cost, Cortese writes in a New England Journal of Medicine commentary. Reuters

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September 24, 2009 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare | , ,

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