Effect of public reporting on intensive care unit discharge destination and outcomes.


RATIONALE Public reporting of hospital performance is designed to improve healthcare outcomes by promoting quality improvement and informing consumer choice, but these programs may carry unintended consequences. OBJECTIVE To determine whether publicly reporting in-hospital mortality rates for intensive care unit (ICU) patients influenced discharge… (More)
DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201407-342OC


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