Nursing measures - Implementation considerations: Lessons learned from the field

Keith Kosel, Lillee Gelinas, Connie Paxson

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With today's focus on performance measurement, pay for quality, and other data-driven initiatives in the health care industry, measurement developers and researchers interested in testing these metrics need to keep in mind the needs of those end users that will be tasked with collecting, submitting, and in many cases analyzing the information that flows from these measures. This article will highlight a number of key issues learned from the field and suggest opportunities for research into the design and deployment of these measures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82S-103S
JournalMedical Care Research and Review
Issue number2 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Apr 2007


  • Data management
  • Measurement methodology
  • Performance improvement
  • Performance measurement
  • Quality improvement


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