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April 14, 2010

Report Cards for Cardiac Care

JAMA. 2010;303(14):1367-1368. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.386

To the Editor: The study of the effectiveness of report cards in cardiac care by Dr Tu and colleagues1 addressed an important issue in health policy: does the public reporting of quality indicators actually improve the performance of hospitals? The well-designed trial effectively demonstrated the disconnect that sometimes exists between the need to improve health care delivery and the willingness or ability of hospitals to actually do so.

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