[10 years of Peer Reviewing: improving treatment by quality indicators from administrative data].


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In-hospital mortality of myocardial infarction, heart failure and pneumonia within a private hospital chain were compared with the German average since 2000. METHODS Increased in-hospital mortalities based on diagnosis coding with ICD-10 benchmarked with German average values induced peer reviews in concern hospitals. From 2000… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1272577