How many times did he do that operation? Volume as a quality proxy in health care

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: It’s hard to judge quality in health care. What’s best: a good outcome? Good hospital experience? Shorter wait times? Less money spent for better results? It’s one of the toughest nuts to crack, along with price transparency. But there are some simple measures that can be used, including the very simple one of frequency […]