Quality improvement and hospital financial performance

  title={Quality improvement and hospital financial performance},
  author={Jeffrey A. Alexander and Bryan J. Weiner and John Griffith},
The objective of this study was to examine the association between the scope and intensity of Quality improvement (QI) implementation in hospitals and organizational performance. A sample of 1,784 community hospitals was used to assess relationships between QI implementation approach and two hospital-level performance indicators: cash flow and cost per case. Two-stage instrumental variables estimation, in which predicted values (instruments) of eight QI intensity and scope variables plus… CONTINUE READING


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