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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • Disconnect between academic world and vendors on efficiency measurement offers opportunity
  • Although steps have been taken to achieve consensus among stakeholders, more work needs to be done
    • Typology can assist in structuring more explicit discussions about key issues
  • Scientific soundness of both academic and vendor-developed measures is largely unknown
  • Ability of potential users to act on the results of these measures is not well understood

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