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Quality Measure Reliability: Continuous and Binary Measures

How do you measure whether a quality measure is reliable?  What does the term “reliable” even mean? In the world of quality measurement, reliability is the ability to confidently tell the difference between a high-performing individual (or physician or hospital) and a low-performing individual.  One can think of reliability as a signal-to-noise measure; if the […]

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