Resource Guide: Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement

This resource guide provides case studies, published research, issue briefs and other materials for clinicians and organizations looking to learn more on using public reports and how public reports can improve care in communities.



Resources on Leveraging Performance Measurement Data


Issue Brief: Putting Data to Work

This issue brief examines lessons from RWJF's Aligning Forces for Quality alliances that have made information about the quality of care local physicians provide publicly available to everyone who gets, gives, or pays for care.

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Case Studies From Aligning Forces

This series of case studies highlights select stories from three Aligning Forces communities—Cincinnati, Wisconsin, and Cleveland—detailing how they've used performance measurement data to improve quality.

See what AF4Q communities are doing
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An Interview With Kathleen Lehman

We sat down with Kathleen Lehman, senior clinical efficiency analyst at MetroHealth in Cleveland, to learn more about efforts there to identify and share best practices for improving care.

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A Snapshot from Aligning Forces

We can't improve what we don't measure. There is growing evidence that clinicians are using performance measurement, outcome and patient satisfaction data to improve the quality of care they provide.

See what's happening in communities across the country