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Selecting Indicators for the Quality of Mental Health Care at the Health Systems Level in OECD Countries


  • Richard Hermann
  • Soeren Mattke


This report presents the consensus recommendations of an international expert panel on indicators for mental health care. Using a structured review process, the panel selected a set of 12 indicators to cover the four key areas treatment, continuity of care, coordination of care, and patient outcomes. The report describes the review process and provides a detailed discussion of the scientific soundness and policy importance of the 12 indicators as follows ... Ce rapport présente les recommandations consensuelles d’un groupe d’experts internationaux sur les indicateurs relatifs aux soins de santé mentale. En suivant une méthodologie détaillée, le groupe d’experts a entrepris de sélectionner 12 indicateurs devant couvrir quatre grands domaines : le traitement, la continuité des soins, la coordination et les résultats. Le rapport décrit la méthodologie employée et démontre, arguments l’appui, la viabilité scientifique et l’importance stratégique des 12 indicateurs présentés ci-dessous ...

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  • Richard Hermann & Soeren Mattke, 2004. "Selecting Indicators for the Quality of Mental Health Care at the Health Systems Level in OECD Countries," OECD Health Technical Papers 17, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:elsaae:17-en

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