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Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

"Outcome Assessment (Health Care)" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Outcome Assessment (Health Care)" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Outcome Assessment (Health Care)" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2888 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 261 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.