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APGAR Score

P4P.  Evidence-based medicine.  Insurers and policymakers want to be sure that patient insurance premiums are being used towards high quality medical care. One example of quality evaluation in practice is the Apgar Score.  In 1952, Dr. Virginia Apgar developed this metric to evaluate the health of newborns.  Newborns receive a 0, 1, or 2 score on 5 […]

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