265.006D Outcomes Research


265.006Outcomes Research: The Texas Medical Association adopted the outcomes research recommendations of the Scott and White Outcome Studies Institute to support AMA Policy 450.973 that promotes outcomes research as an effective mechanism to improve the quality of medical care; support the nine principles for developing and evaluating quality and performance standards and measures as outlined in AMA Board of Trustees Report 35-A-94; urge that development of practice guidelines or protocols be limited with measurement of outcomes; urge physicians to stay abreast of activities in outcomes research; take an active role in any public or private sector efforts to establish a statewide health data commission to ensure validity and objectivity; and evaluate and consider participation in clinical valid outcomes measurement programs (Council on Scientific Affairs, p 149 and 161, I-94; deleted CSA Rep. 3-A-06).

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October 07, 2016