Stability of nursing home quality indicators over time.

@article{Karon1999StabilityON,
  title={Stability of nursing home quality indicators over time.},
  author={Sarita L. Karon and François Sainfort and Dwane R. Zimmerman},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={
          570-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Nursing home quality indicators (QIs) provide a way to support quality assurance and improvement activities and to help ensure that cost savings are based on increased efficiency and not on decreased quality of care. OBJECTIVES QIs values are expected to change over time. However, to be good indicators of quality, they should be reasonably stable over "short" periods. This paper discusses theoretical and measurement issues affecting stability and examines the stability of QIs over… CONTINUE READING

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