You are the medical director for a practice network. You would like to improve diabetes care for the patients in your network. You have an EHR system that allows you to identify patients with this condition and receive reports of the patients’ performance on specific quality indicators. Outline your plan to improve diabetes care for your population.
2. If the ultimate goal is better health outcomes for individuals and populations, can measurement of health outcomes alone substitute for structure and process measures? Why or why not?
3. Identify and explain 5 ways that the law may be used to strengthen patient voice.