Toward population-based indicators of quality end-of-life care: testing stakeholder agreement.

@article{Grunfeld2008TowardPI,
  title={Toward population-based indicators of quality end-of-life care: testing stakeholder agreement.},
  author={Eva Grunfeld and Robin Urquhart and Eric Mykhalovskiy and Amy Folkes and Grace W Johnston and Frederick I Burge and Craig C. Earle and Susan Dent},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 10},
  pages={2301-8}
}
BACKGROUND Quality indicators (QIs) are tools designed to measure and improve quality of care. The objective of this study was to assess stakeholder acceptability of QIs of end-of-life (EOL) care that potentially were measurable from population-based administrative health databases. METHODS After a literature review, the authors identified 19 candidate QIs that potentially were measurable through administrative databases. A modified Delphi methodology, consisting of multidisciplinary panels… CONTINUE READING
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