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