J W Thomas
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Accuracy of risk-adjusted mortality rate as a measure of hospital quality of careJ W Thomas
Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
Med Care 37:83-92. 1999..Risk-adjusted mortality rate is the most commonly used measure of quality in these reports. The purpose of this study was to determine whether risk-adjusted mortality rates are valid indicators of hospital quality performance...