- The physician quality officer model: 5-year follow-upRobert Klugman
Kindred Health Care, Andover, MA
Am J Med Qual 30:454-8. 2015..Since its inception, several elements of the program have changed, including PQO roles in projects, approaches to training, logistics of group communication, the role of PQOs in medical staff education, and the PQO compensation model. ..
- Mortality rates as a measure of quality and safety, "caveat emptor"Robert Klugman
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Am J Med Qual 25:197-201. 2010..Both regulators and hospitals need to be aware of the impact of the quality of coding on publicly reported quality and patient safety data...