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Qué aprenderás

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    Explain key developments regarding how quality of care is measured and evaluated in the US.

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    Discuss scientific issues and challenges for evaluating quality of care and methods for addressing these challenges.

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    Identify and apply resources and tools for comparing the quality of care of providers.

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    Articulate basic framework for evaluating quality of outcomes of care for evaluating and comparing providers.

100 % en línea

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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Foundational Concepts for Evaluating Quality

We will begin by briefly discussing key developments in the U.S. and elsewhere underlying changing perspectives toward the way quality of care is defined and evaluated. We will then outline and discuss a basic conceptual framework for selecting measures for evaluating the quality of care by hospitals and physicians. This discussion will draw attention to key distinctions between process and outcome measures and their relative advantages and disadvantages for evaluating quality of care. This module will also include examples of quality measures that are currently in use. ...
Reading
10 videos (Total 38 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
Introduction to Module 11m
Key Developments in the Measurement and Evaluation of Quality of Care4m
Defining and Conceptualizing Quality of Care5m
Framework for Measuring Quality of Care4m
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Technical2m
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Interpersonal4m
Selection Criteria for Quality of Care Measures4m
Reliability and Validity4m
Process vs. Outcome Measures4m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Check Your Knowledge20m
Week 1 Quiz (Graded)30m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Scientific Issues and Challenges for Comparing Quality of Care Among Providers

We will discuss key challenges in making valid comparisons among healthcare providers in terms of their quality of care including case mix differences, small sample sizes and data integrity issues. We will discuss methods and techniques for addressing such challenges. We will show how these methods and techniques can be applied in practice to produce more useful quality of care evaluations. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 30 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Goals for Comparing Providers' Quality of Care3m
Key Challenges to Comparing Providers' Quality of Care4m
Measurement Error3m
Risk Adjustment6m
Basic Procedures for Statistical Models5m
Small Patient Samples5m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Check Your Knowledge20m
Week 2 Quiz (Graded)30m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Resources and Tools for Evaluating Quality

We will cover consumer report cards and value-based purchasing programs, both of which constitute important applications of the science of measuring and evaluating quality of care. Consumer report cards on quality of care frequently exist within publicly available websites. These websites provide consumers and other interested parties with quality-related information for comparing the performance of hospitals and physicians. Such resources and tools have been produced by government agencies, private health plans, and business organizations. We will look at several examples of these resources and tools and consider their value as well as their limitations. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 24 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Purpose of Consumer Report Cards4m
Examples of Consumer Report Cards (Websites)4m
Design Issues4m
Pay-for-Performance6m
Unintended Consequences of Performance Measurement3m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Check Your Knowledge24m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Future Directions in Evaluating Quality of Care

We will discuss emerging developments pertaining to the science and practice of evaluating quality of care. This discussion will include the increased interest in value-oriented measures of provider performance (i.e., efficiency as well as quality) and in composite measures. Also, we will consider the debate over whether quality measures should be adjusted to account for differences among providers regarding the socio-economic characteristics of their patients and how such adjustments could be conducted. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 17 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Composite Measures7m
Influence of Patient Socio-Economic Characteristics4m
Concerns about the Widespread Use of Quality of Care Measures3m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Check Your Knowledge20m

Instructor

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Gary Young

Professor, Director, Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research
D'Amore-McKim School of Business

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