T P Meehan
Affiliation: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
- Quality of care, process, and outcomes in elderly patients with pneumoniaT P Meehan
Connecticut Peer Review Organization, Middletown, USA
JAMA 278:2080-4. 1997..Pneumonia is a frequent cause of hospitalization and death among elderly patients, but the relationships between processes of care for pneumonia and outcomes are uncertain, making quality improvement a challenge...
- The case for comprehensive quality indicator reliability assessmentJ D Scinto
Qualidigm, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 54:1103-11. 2001..74). This study establishes the reliability of pneumonia indicators and underscores the need for reliability assessment at the quality indicator level, as well as at the component level...
- A statewide initiative to improve the care of hospitalized pneumonia patients: The Connecticut Pneumonia Pathway ProjectT P Meehan
Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
Am J Med 111:203-10. 2001..Further research is needed to separate the effects of the quality improvement interventions from secular trends...