Measuring Up Improving Health System Performance in OECD Countries: Applying performance indicators to health system improvement
The cycle of performance measurement and management begins with explicitly establishing goals which are reflected in the adoption of specific performance indicators, followed by analysis and actions aimed at producing change to improve performance in a variety of dimensions such as equity, access, effectiveness, efficiency and social responsiveness. The application of performance indicators may involve simply reporting data to actors for accountability purposes, or it may involve, in addition, taking action to stimulate change...
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2002-04-01