Value compass framework for measuring outcomes and costs of care and demonstrating the need for patient- and clinician-reported data. The 4 cardinal directions on the compass are: clinical, functional, patient perceptions and costs.

FIGURE 3-6Value compass framework for measuring outcomes and costs of care and demonstrating the need for patient- and clinician-reported data

SOURCE: Eugene C. Nelson and Trustees of Dartmouth College.

From: 3, Healthcare System Complexities, Impediments, and Failures

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Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Academy of Engineering (US) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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