The Unintended Consequences of Measuring Quality on the Quality of Medical Care

N Engl J Med. 1999 Oct 7;341(15):1147-50. doi: 10.1056/NEJM199910073411511.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Health Care Rationing / organization & administration
  • Health Care Rationing / standards
  • Humans
  • Managed Care Programs
  • Medical Audit
  • Physician Incentive Plans
  • Practice Management, Medical / organization & administration*
  • Practice Management, Medical / standards
  • Professional Competence / standards
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care*
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care*
  • Quality of Health Care*
  • United States