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Michael Porter’s solution to make UK healthcare fit for purpose

April 20, 2011

Very simple: Measuring, reporting and comparing outcomes.

Measuring, reporting and comparing outcomes are perhaps the most important steps towards rapidly improving outcomes and making good choices about reducing costs.
Source: Porter ME. Defining and introducing value in healthcare. In: Evidence-based medicine and the changing nature of health care: 2007 IOM annual meeting summary. Washington DC: Institute of Medicine, 2008: 161-172.

Hands up all those who really, truly believe that they can compare useful outcomes for their local NHS hospital and GPs?

[Reminded to me here]

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