Adjustment of nursing home quality indicators

@article{Jones2010AdjustmentON,
  title={Adjustment of nursing home quality indicators},
  author={Richard N. Jones and John P. Hirdes and Jeffrey W. Poss and Maureen Kelly and Katharine Berg and Brant E. Fries and John N. Morris},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={96 - 96}
}
BackgroundThis manuscript describes a method for adjustment of nursing home quality indicators (QIs) defined using the Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) nursing home resident assessment system, the Minimum Data Set (MDS). QIs are intended to characterize quality of care delivered in a facility. Threats to the validity of the measurement of presumed quality of care include baseline resident health and functional status, pattern of comorbidities, and facility case mix. The goal of… 
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