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Quality Measurement: What It Means for Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Gee, Rebekah E. MD, MPH; Winkler, Reva MD, MPH

doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182840e20
Health Policy in Practice

Measurement science is increasingly important in determining quality of medical care, and obstetricians and gynecologists should be involved in developing meaningful metrics.

Departments of Health Policy and Management and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana; and Performance Measures, National Quality Forum, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Corresponding author: Rebekah E. Gee, 2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112; e-mail:

Financial Disclosure The authors did not report any potential conflicts of interest.

© 2013 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.