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Assessing Physician Performance

James R. Duncan and Stephen Currie

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199735754
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322725 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199735754.003.0019
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Chapter 19 discusses how patients, referring physicians, regulatory agencies, and third-party payers all collect data on physician performance, analyze it, and use it to guide their choices. Also discussed is how radiologists can recognize that the same data can also be used to guide process improvement efforts, as well as how measurements are the starting point for any data-driven decision-making process.

Chapter.  4546 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Radiology ; Public Health and Epidemiology

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