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Using Primary Care Data for Measuring Quality of Care

Measurement of the quality of primary care is now an increasing feature of the NHS and health systems in other countries. The availability of data from computerised medical records has greatly facilitated this process. As part of a session on primary care data in the Health Informatics module on the Imperial Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme, I asked one group of students to use data from the GP Quality & Outcomes Framework in the UK to illustrate how primary care data could be used to measure the quality of diabetes care. You can view their presentation via the link below.

Inter-practice variation in quality of diabetes care in England

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