Evaluating Health Care Quality

SPH PM 837

The purpose of this class is to provide a scientific basis to quality measurement. Topics include reliability and validity of measures, implicit versus explicit reviews, provider profiling, and the role of risk-adjustment. The course also covers applications of quality measures in health care today. Examples are drawn from various settings including acute care, long-term care, and ambulatory care. Readings are mostly based on articles in the health services research literature.

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Berlowitz L 211 W 6:00 pm-8:45 pm Pre-req: PM702
or PM814 or
permission of
Hsr program dir
and instructor.
MED Campus
Class Closed

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