Tag: quality

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Can physician quality be captured by a single composite measure?

June 21, 2017

Via: Healthcare Economist

Value-based payment for providers is often predicated on being able to measure physician quality with a single composite measures.  For instance, Medicare’ s Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier) combines a variety of individual quality metrics across domains to create a […]


America’s Infrastructure Is Getting Worse

September 19, 2016

Via: NY Times Public Works

In one of the few things they agree on, both Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton have said they would spend billions more on America’s aging roads, bridges, hospitals, schools and public transportation systems. In the 1950s and ‘60s, federal, […]