Public reporting of infection rates as quality indicators

Allen Cheng, Pauline Bass, Carlos Scheinkestel, Tim Leong

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Abstract

To the Editor: Echoing Scott and colleaguesa?? recent call for caution regarding the use of hospital standardised mortality ratios for benchmarking and public reporting,1 we have concerns about the use of infection rates as hospital quality indicators
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)326 - 327
Number of pages2
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume195
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Public reporting of infection rates as quality indicators. / Cheng, Allen; Bass, Pauline; Scheinkestel, Carlos; Leong, Tim.

In: Medical Journal of Australia, Vol. 195, No. 6, 2011, p. 326 - 327.

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