Measurement + Reporting = Improvement

A Snapshot from Aligning Forces for Quality

We can't improve what we don't measure. In Aligning Forces for Quality communities, information about the quality of care doctors provide is available to everyone who gives, gets, or pays for care.

The result? There is growing evidence that providers are using performance measurement, outcome, and patient satisfaction data to improve the quality of care they provide. Check out this snapshot to learn more about community-based efforts to achieve this goal.

Quality Field Notes: Performance Measurement Infographic

Resources on Leveraging Performance Measurement Data

Issue Brief: Putting Data to Work

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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Resource Guide

Resource Guide

This resource guide provides additional information for clinicians and health care organizations on leveraging performance data to improve quality.

Check out more tools on performance measurement
Case Studies From Aligning Forces

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
An Interview With Kathleen Lehman

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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