Clinical Care Variation can be discovered even in small samples; finding opportunities for cost savings in every day care We propose a method for identifying potentially unnecessary care, even in small sample sizes. Our hypothesis is that a rate with a lower standard d...

September 25, 2017

If you want doctors to change their behavior, these seven aspects must be addressed when creating metrics of performance.

The challenge: Many measures of the quality of healthcare are important, but don’t get much engagement from practicing doctors. One example is the r...

September 7, 2017

By coming together in small groups and discovering that their practice styles varied significantly, 832 doctors decreased their ordering of Vitamin D blood tests.

Economists are fond of saying that the only way to get anyone to change their behavior is through financial...

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