Posts Tagged ‘performance measures’

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September 24th, 2013

A New Model to Predict Post-PCI Bleeding

Sunil Rao discusses his research group’s risk model that uses an expanded definition of bleeding to predict which patients will have bleeding complications after PCI.


January 3rd, 2012

Measuring In-Hospital Mortality Favors Hospitals with Short Stays

As a measure of performance and quality, in-hospital mortality systematically favors hospitals with shorter overall length of stay (LOS) times, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine. This finding may have important implications for quality improvement initiatives that use mortality as a performance measure. Elizabeth Drye and colleagues (including senior author Harlan Krumholz, editor-in-chief […]