performance measure


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performance measure

Any criterion used to assess the efficiency or the quality of health care.
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Now it's been revealed staff in the department have a performance measure that says 80% of decisions "are to be upheld" - in other words, MRs reject 80% of claims.
In addition, a new performance measure has been added addressing clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
As it applies to a non-GAAP performance measure (i.
We estimated separate models so that the independent effect of each performance measure on mortality could be determined.
Each performance measure category was also weighted, with a mean of 29 per cent for the financial, 38 per cent for the non-financial and 32 per cent for the subjective category.
Similarly, the VA healthcare system has taken action by commissioning suicide prevention coordinators to promote increased treatment contact for all veterans at risk for suicide (Department of Veterans Affairs 2008), and recently instituted a performance measure promoting increased mental health treatment contact for patients after discharge from SUD or psychiatric hospitalization (VA Office of Quality and Performance 2009).
The lifestyle / risk factor screening performance measure, for example, entails an assessment of lifestyle and risk factors for development of CVD; the second measure on the list, dietary intake counseling, provides advice about maintaining a healthy diet.
When determining the primary type of bonus to offer employees, firms typically placed the most weight on the performance measure that was the least flawed in terms of controllable and uncontrollable risk, distortion, and manipulability.
Although total shareholder return remains the most common form of performance measure, there is an increasing trend towards using a combination of TSR, earnings per share, and other tailored measures, such as return on capital employed and economic spread.
For example, the collections unit was using as a performance measure overdue ratio (overdue dollars/outstanding dollars), thinking this would motivate staff to reduce overdues in order to meet the ratio target.

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