Performance measures and quality of evidence: a case study of depression pay for performance measures

E. Shaw, D. Sutcliffe, T. Lacey & T. Stokes
Background: Performance measures (PMs) can be used to judge and reward care quality, through pay for performance (P4P). Arguably, evidence robustness that exceeds that for guideline development is appropriate for measures used in national programmes of quality improvement, since these can affect thousands[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]