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Expert Commentaries

Editorial insights on current issues of importance to the guideline and/or measure fields including perspectives on trends in guideline and/or measure development, reviews/critiques of guidelines/measures, comments on topics related to evidence-based medicine, or similar themes. For a list of archived commentaries, visit the Expert Commentary Archive.

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Newest Commentary (4/21/2014)

Prospects for Comparing Hospital Performance Internationally on the Basis of Quality and Safety
By: Susan Burnett

April 2014

Not Just Little Adults: Considerations for Quality Measures of Child Health Care
By: Jean Raphael, MD, MPH, Matthew Sadof, MD, Christopher Stille, MD, MPH, Sara Toomey, MD, David Keller, MD

March 2014

Medication Administration Errors in Hospitals — Challenges and Recommendations for Their Measurement
By: Monsey McLeod, MPharm, MSc, PhD, Nick Barber, BPharm, PhD, Bryony Dean Franklin, BPharm, PhD

Not Just Little Adults: Policies to Support Medical Home Transformation in Pediatric Practice
By: David Keller, MD, Sara Toomey, MD, Jean Raphael, MD, MPH, Matthew Sadof, MD, Christopher Stille, MD, MPH

August 2013

Steps for Assuring Rigor and Adequate Patient Representation When Using Patient-reported Outcome Performance Measures (PRO-PMs)
By: Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, Albert Wu, MD, MPH, Carol M. Moinpour, PhD, Maria-Jose Santana, PhD, Andrea Pusic, MD, Claire Snyder, PhD, Hwee-Lin Wee, PhD, Jose M. Valderas, MD, PhD, MPH, Bryce B. Reeve, PhD

July 2013

Measuring and Comparing Patients' Experiences in Emergency Departments: A Perspective Based on England's National Health Service (NHS) Experience
By: Chris Graham, Nanne Bos, PhD Student

NGC and NQMC Survey Responses Generate Enhancement and Growth
By: The National Guideline Clearinghouse and National Quality Measures Clearinghouse Teams

April 2013

The Joint Commission's Asthma Care Measure Set: How Does It Measure Up?
By: Shilpa J. Patel, MD, Lora Bergert, MD, Christopher A. Longhurst, MD, MS, Paul J. Sharek, MD, MPH