Using control charts to monitor quality of hospital care with administrative data.

@article{Coory2008UsingCC,
  title={Using control charts to monitor quality of hospital care with administrative data.},
  author={Michael Coory and Stephen Duckett and Kirstine M Sketcher-Baker},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={31-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Nearly all hospital-specific comparative analyses, based on administrative data, are presented using cross-sectional displays. In this paper, we compare cross-sectional analyses with sequential monitoring using control charts. DESIGN ANALYSIS of administrative data to compare cross-sectional funnel plots with one type of control chart: the risk-adjusted, expected-minus-observed plot. SETTING Eighteen tertiary and base hospitals in Queensland, Australia, for the two financial… CONTINUE READING
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