Related Publications

Selected publications from research organizations and the professional literature related to performance measurement and improvement.

Effectiveness of Public Report Cards for Improving the Quality of Cardiac Care
J. V. Tu, L. R. Donovan, D. S. Lee et al.
JAMA, Vol. 302, No. 21, Pages 2330-37 (December 2009)  — View Publication
How Length of Stay for Congestive Heart Failure Patients Was Reduced Through Six Sigma Methodology and Physician Leadership
K. Albert, B. Sherman, and B. Backus
American Journal of Medical Quality, September 2010 25(5):392-7  — View Publication
In-Hospital Death of Critically Ill Patients Who Have Congestive Heart Failure--Does Size of Hospital Matter?
J. Dubord, P.M. Dodek, K. Chan et al.
American Journal of Medical Quality, March/April 2010 25(2):95-101.  — View Publication
Process of Care Performance Measures and Long-Term Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure
M. Patterson, A.F. Hernandez, B.G. Hammill et al.
Medical Care, March 2010 48(3):210-6.  — View Publication
The Paradox of Readmission--Effect of a Quality Improvement Program in Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure
A. Mudge, C. Denaro, I. Scott et al.
Journal of Hospital Medicine, March. 2010 5(3):148-53.  — View Publication
Trends in Length of Stay and Short-term Outcomes Among Medicare Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure, 1993-2006
H. Bueno, J.S. Ross, Y. Wang, et al.
JAMA. 2010;303(21):2141-2147.  — View Publication