The Implementation of Measuring What Matters in Research and Practice: Series Commentary.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The Measuring What Matters (MWM) initiative identified 10 indicators of high-quality palliative and hospice care. Members of the AAHPM Research Committee, through a special series of articles, examined applications of the MWM quality indicators in research and practice settings. Many themes were present in these articles, including the important role of electronic health records in quality measurement, challenges and strategies for implementing and tracking measures over time, and the importance of identifying new measures. This article is the final commentary of the series and includes recommendations for next steps in quality measurement.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Unroe, KT; Ast, K; Chuang, E; Schulman-Green, D; Gramling, R; AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group,

Published Date

  • November 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 54 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 772 - 775

PubMed ID

  • 28729008

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-6513

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.030


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States