Lesson - Standard Performance Measures

Objective Benchmarking Performance Measures are criteria and methods for deriving numeric quantifications of various objective peer-to-peer comparisons and rankings of healthcare activities and outcomes for HCPs and HCOs.

  • Performance measures can be calculated as normative figures as well as at the level of the provider itself.
  • Performance measures can be calculated Risk Adjustment – The process of controlling or accounting for patient-related factors before examining outcomes of care, regardless of context. (Iezzoni) (Generally, process performance measures are not risk-adjusted.)

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