Harvard Business Review

Health Care Providers Should Publish Physician Ratings

By Ashish K. Jha, MD

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ARTICLE SUMMARY

In the past, health care performance data was hard to find and difficult to understand. Now patients are paying more for health care, and more information is readily available online. As a result, patients are demanding — and getting — increased, meaningful access to information on providers.

This development in health care transparency will, in turn, encourage hospitals and doctors to deliver higher-value care more efficiently. Read how.