Measuring Quality in Women's Health Care: PDF OnlyMeasuring Quality in Women's Health Care Issues and Recent DevelopmentsWeisman, Carol S.Author Information Carol S. Weisman, PhD,Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan The opinions stated in this article are the author's and do not reflect those of the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the members of the Women's Health Measurement Advisory Panel, or any other organizations mentioned in the article. Quality Management in Health Care: Volume 8 - Issue 4 - p 14-20 Buy Abstract This article provides a discussion of some key quality issues in women's health care and of some recent developments in quality measurement in women's health. The work of the Women's Health Measurement Advisory Panel of the National Committee for Quality Assurance is described to illustrate some challenges and avenues for development of quality measures that address key health concerns of women and reflect their perspectives. The development of quality measures in women's health is essential for quality reporting that is meaningful for women, for quality improvement efforts within health care organizations, and for research to identify the conditions that optimize quality in women's health care. ©2000Aspen Publishers, Inc.