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Doctors' performance needs to be discussed

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1460
  1. Carmel M Martin (, associate professor,
  2. William Hogg, professor
  1. Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, I Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5

    EDITOR—We agree with Goldfield et al in their article on primary care in the United States1 that it is important to measure doctors' performance in a way that will improve the delivery of primary health care, although the generalist and team based nature of primary health care makes this complicated.2

    In Canada, much …

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