Quality of care for elderly patients hospitalized for pneumonia in the United States, 2006 to 2010.

@article{Lee2014QualityOC,
  title={Quality of care for elderly patients hospitalized for pneumonia in the United States, 2006 to 2010.},
  author={Jonathan Sangyun Lee and Wato Nsa and Leslie R. M. Hausmann and Amal N Trivedi and Dale W. Bratzler and Dana Auden and Maria K. Mor and Kristie Baus and Fiona M Larbi and Michael J. Fine},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 11},
  pages={1806-14}
}
IMPORTANCE Nearly every US acute care hospital reports publicly on adherence to recommended processes of care for patients hospitalized with pneumonia. However, it remains uncertain how much performance of these process measures has improved over time or whether performance is associated with superior patient outcomes. OBJECTIVES To describe trends in processes of care, mortality, and readmission for elderly patients hospitalized for pneumonia and to assess the independent associations… CONTINUE READING
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