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Erin Dobbins graduated from Appalachian State University's Experimental Psychology Master's program in 2011. In 2014 Ms. Dobbins joined RTI International where she currently works as a Public Health Analyst within the Quality Measurement and Health Policy program. Her primary research interests include evaluation of care quality and factors impacting health-related decision making and behavioral change in medical settings.

Hitching our Wagon to the Stars: Making the Most of Quality Reporting

By | December 7, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a set of “Compare” websites – Hospital Compare, Nursing Home Compare, Home Health Compare, etc.; consumers and policymakers can compare physicians, long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, hospice care, and dialysis facilities today, and other settings may follow. Together with their associated health care quality measurement… Read More »