Measuring Performance, Post-SGR

The why, the what, and the how

William T. Brox, MD, and Jill E. Larson, MD

Now that the sustainable growth rate (SGR) is no more, orthopaedic surgeons are facing a new value-based environment. In this post-SGR healthcare world, quality and performance measurement are of critical importance. In particular, the orthopaedic community must have a common understanding of these terms.

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