Healthcare quality tracking gains traction
United Press International, April 3, 2008
A Wall Street Journal Online/Harris Interactive Health-Care Poll shows most adults favor the use of patient satisfaction surveys to determine healthcare quality above all other quality measures. Of those surveyed, more than half said it is also fair to measure healthcare quality based on the use of electronic medical records.
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