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Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep;215(3):B8-B16. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.06.048. Epub 2016 Jul 12.

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Special Report: Current approaches to measuring quality of care in obstetrics.

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 409 12 St. SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA. pubs@smfm.org.

Abstract

Heath care measurement and evaluation is an integral piece of the health care system. The creation and assessment of care performance metrics are important and relevant for the obstetric community including both clinicians and patients. Careful deliberation is required to create a measurement system that results in optimal care for women and families. This article reviews the current approaches to measuring quality in obstetrics.

KEYWORDS:

measurement; obstetrics; quality; safety

PMID:
27418448
DOI:
10.1016/j.ajog.2016.06.048
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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