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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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What We Thought We Knew

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  • Claims-based performance measurement (PM) is inadequate, lacking:
    • Accurate patient assignment for performance reporting (PR) and P4P
    • Timeliness for clinical decision support and performance improvement (PI)
    • Completeness and efficiency (sampling patients' charts)
    • Granularity of measurement—few results
    • Ability to measure uninsured patients
  • EMRs can solve all of these problems

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