- Measuring and explaining mortality in Dutch hospitals; the hospital standardized mortality rate between 2003 and 2005Richard Heijink
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 8:73. 2008..Indicators of hospital quality, such as hospital standardized mortality ratios (HSMR), have been used increasingly to assess and improve hospital quality. Our aim has been to describe and explain variation in new HSMRs for the Netherlands...
- The hospital standardised mortality ratio: a powerful tool for Dutch hospitals to assess their quality of care?B Jarman
Dr Foster Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London EC1A 9LA, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 19:9-13. 2010..To use the hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR), as a tool for Dutch hospitals to analyse their death rates by comparing their risk-adjusted mortality with the national average...