Reliability of medical audit in quality assessment of medical care.

@article{Camacho1996ReliabilityOM,
  title={Reliability of medical audit in quality assessment of medical care.},
  author={Camacho and Rubin},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
  pages={85-93}
}
Medical audit of hospital records has been a major component of quality of care assessment, although physician judgment is known to have low reliability. We estimated interrater agreement of quality assessment in a sample of patients with cardiac conditions admitted to an American teaching hospital. Physician-reviewers used structured review methods designed to improve quality assessment based on judgment. Chance-corrected agreement for the items considered more relevant to process and outcome… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
3 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

The reliability of peer assessment of quality of care

  • R. L. GOLDMAN
  • Journal of the American Medical Association,
  • 1992
3 Excerpts

Considerations in defining quality of care

  • R. H. PALMER
  • Ann Arbor: Health Administration Press
  • 1991
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…