Outcome measurement plays an increasing role in improving the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and availability of palliative care.
EAPC White Paper on outcome measurement in palliative care means Improving practice, attaining outcomes and delivering quality services.
The White Paper recommends the introduction of outcome measurement into practice and outcomes that allow for national and international comparisons. Outcome measurement is key to understanding different models of care across countries and, ultimately, patient outcome having controlled for differing patients characteristics.
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