Visible progress in performance, outcomes, and costs
Variability in clinician practices is inevitable—even within high-performing organizations. By making providers aware of variations in practice, their utilization rates, and their performance against internal and external benchmarks, institutions can guide providers’ behavior toward improved value. Additionally, making health care providers aware of the costs associated with procedures encourages better stewardship of limited resources.
QUESTIONS WE ASK OURSELVES AND OUR SENIOR LEADERS TO ASSESS PROGRESS: