Related Publications

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

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Discharge Planning from Hospital to Home
S. Shepperd, J. McClaran, C. O. Phillips et al.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1.  — View Publication
Do Patient Safety Events Increase Readmissions?
B. Friedman, W. Encinosa, H. J. Jiang et al.
Medical Care, May 2009 47(5):583–90  — View Publication
Does Comparison of Performance Lead to Better Care? A Pilot Observational Study in Patients Admitted for Hip Fracture in Three French Public Hospitals
V. Merle, L. Moret, L. Pidhorz et al.
International Journal for Quality in Health Care, October 2009 21(5):321-29  — View Publication
Does Surgical Quality Improve in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program - An Evaluation of All Participating Hospitals
B. L. Hall, B. H. Hamilton, K. Richards et al.
Annals of Surgery, September 2009 250(3): 363-176  — View Publication
Does Teamwork Improve Performance in the Operating Room? A Multilevel Evaluation
S.J. Weaver, M.A. Rosen, D. DiazGranados et al.
Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, March 2010 36(3): 132-42  — View Publication
Effect of a Comprehensive Surgical Safety System on Patient Outcomes
E.N. de Vries, H.A. Prins, INITIAL Rogier et al.
New England Journal of Medicine, November 2010 363(20):1928-37.  — View Publication
Effect of Bar-Code Technology on the Safety of Medication Administration
E.G. Poon, C.A. Keohane, C.S. Yoon et al.
New England Journal of Medicine, May 2010 362(18)1698-1707.  — View Publication
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
Emergency Department Operations in Top-Performing Safety-Net Hospitals
L. Nolan, M. Regenstein et al.
The Commonwealth Fund, July 2009  — View Publication
Estimating a Composite Measure of Hospital Quality from the Hospital Compare Database--Differences When Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Latent Variable Model Versus Denominator-Based Weights
M. Shwartz, J. Ren, E. A. Peköz et al.
Medical Care, August 2008 46(8):778-85  — View Publication
Fall Prevention in Acute Care Hospitals--A Randomized Trial
P.C. Dykes, D.L. Carroll, A. Hurley et al.
Journal of the American Medical Association, November 2010 304(17):1912-8.  — View Publication
First State-Specific Healthcare-Associated Infections Summary Data Report

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) January-June, 2009, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  — View Publication
Groups Try Simple Steps to Avoid Hospital Rebound

CBS, December 8, 2009  — View Publication
Homeward Bound--Nine Patient-Centered Programs Cut Readmissions
S. Baird Kanaan
California Healthcare Foundation, September 2009  — View Publication
Hospital Computing and the Costs and Quality of Care-- A National Study
D.U. Himmelstein, A. Wright, and S. Woolhandler
American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 123, No. 1, Pages 40-46 (January 2010)  — View Publication
Hospital Cost of Care, Quality of Care, and Readmission Rates--Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish
L. M. Chen, A. K. Jha, S. Guterman et al.
Archives of Internal Medicine, Feb. 22, 2010;170(4):340-346  — View Publication
Hospital Governance and the Quality of Care
A. K. Jha and Arnold M. Epstein
Health Affairs, November 6, 2009  — View Publication
Hospital Quality and Intensity of Spending--Is There an Association?
L. Yasaitis, E. S. Fisher, J. S. Skinner et al.
Health Affairs Web Exclusive, May 21, 2009:w566–w572  — View Publication
Hospital Quality Improvement Activities--A Snapshot of the State of the Art
F. S. Margolin, D. Bohr, R. Kang et al.
Health Research & Educational Trust, July 2008  — View Publication
Hospital Quality Improvement Activities--Issues in Staffing and Training
F. S. Margolin, D. Bohr, A. B. Cohen et al.
Health Research & Educational Trust, January 2009  — View Publication
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