Health care report cards: Why should community pharmacists care?

Karen J. McCaffrey, Neil J. MacKinnon

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Health care report cards and performance measures (indicators) are rapidly becoming an important part of providing accountability in the health care system. Still, many health care practitioners, including pharmacists, are unsure how these measurement tools impact them or their practice setting. The goal of this paper is to provide pharmacists with an overview of current performance measurement activities in health care and to provide practical examples of pharmacy-specific initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-43
Number of pages8
JournalCanadian Pharmacists Journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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