Cardiology and Quality Measurement

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CardioSource WorldNews

Healthcare news headlines continue to be peppered with stories related to quality measurement. Many of these stories highlight initiatives that are incorporating quality metrics to drive improvements in the overall effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare delivery. For cardiologists and organizations with cardiac service lines, the prevalence of these programs means their income or revenue is increasingly tied to the achievement of performance standards. This column discusses the increasing prevalence of quality measurement and why selecting the right quality metrics is crucial for organizational success.

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