ERIC Number: EJ443862
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Toward the Development of Integrative Risk-Adjusted Measures of Quality Using Large Clinical Data Bases: The Case of Anesthesia Services.
Fleming, Steven T.
Evaluation and the Health Professions, v15 n1 p43-58 Mar 1992
The concept of risk-adjusted measures of quality is discussed, and a methodology is proposed for risk-adjusting and integrating multiple adverse outcomes of anesthesia services into measures for quality assurance and quality improvement programs. Although designed for a new anesthesiology database, the methods should apply to other health professions. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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