Measuring quality assessment in hand surgery remains an underexplored area. However, measuring quality is becoming increasingly transparent and important. Patients now have direct access to hospital and physician metrics and large payers have linked financial incentives to quality metrics. It is critical for hand surgeons to understand the essential elements of quality and its assessment. This article reviews several areas of hand surgery quality assessments including safety, outcomes, satisfaction, and cost.
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.hcl.2014.04.009
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