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Outcomes measurement is “spurious”?

John Kane-Berman in Politicsweb (October 6, 2019) objects to Health Market Inquiry (HMI) recommendations that there be mandatory outcomes reporting in the private health sector, quoting an (un-named) general practitioner who says reporting outcomes is “spurious”. A second un-named health professional, a “specialist”, puts forward a number of specific objections: Specialists (i.e. roughly 50% of doctors), would be prejudiced, having the worst outcomes only because of the need to “rectify” everyone else’s “failed care” . A “rich demanding patient [...]