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Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

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Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Economics | Health Policy | Health Services Research | Preventive Medicine | Primary Care


Barry Saver and colleagues caution against the use of process and performance metrics as health care quality measures in the United States.


Behavioral and social aspects of health, Decision making, Diabetes mellitus, Games, Health care, Health economics, Medicare, Public finance

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Copyright: © 2015 Saver et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Saver BG, Martin SA, Adler RN, Candib LM, Deligiannidis KE, Golding J, Mullin DJ, Roberts M, Topolski S. Care that Matters: Quality Measurement and Health Care. PLoS Med. 2015 Nov 17;12(11):e1001902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001902. eCollection 2015 Nov. PubMed PMID: 26574742. Link to article on publisher's site

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PLoS medicine / Public Library of Science

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