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1.

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.

Shwartz M, Ren J, Peköz EA, Wang X, Cohen AB, Restuccia JD.

Med Care. 2008 Aug;46(8):778-85. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31817893dc.

PMID:
18665057
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

Care in U.S. hospitals--the Hospital Quality Alliance program.

Jha AK, Li Z, Orav EJ, Epstein AM.

N Engl J Med. 2005 Jul 21;353(3):265-74.

PMID:
16034012
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
3.

[Efficiency versus quality in the NHS, in Portugal: methodologies for evaluation].

Giraldes Mdo R.

Acta Med Port. 2008 Sep-Oct;21(5):397-410. Epub 2009 Jan 16. Portuguese.

PMID:
19187682
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
4.

Empirically derived composite measures of surgical performance.

Staiger DO, Dimick JB, Baser O, Fan Z, Birkmeyer JD.

Med Care. 2009 Feb;47(2):226-33. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181847574.

PMID:
19169124
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5.

Quality of care for the treatment of acute medical conditions in US hospitals.

Landon BE, Normand SL, Lessler A, O'Malley AJ, Schmaltz S, Loeb JM, McNeil BJ.

Arch Intern Med. 2006 Dec 11-25;166(22):2511-7.

PMID:
17159018
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6.

Do specialty cardiac hospitals have greater adherence to acute myocardial infarction and heart failure process measures? An empirical assessment using Medicare quality measures: quality of care in cardiac specialty hospitals.

Popescu I, Nallamothu BK, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P.

Am Heart J. 2008 Jul;156(1):155-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.02.018. Epub 2008 May 27.

PMID:
18585511
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Composite measures for hospital quality using quality-adjusted life years.

Timbie JW, Shahian DM, Newhouse JP, Rosenthal MB, Normand SL.

Stat Med. 2009 Apr 15;28(8):1238-54. doi: 10.1002/sim.3539.

PMID:
19184974
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

Discriminating quality of hospital care in the United States.

Normand SL, Wolf RE, McNeil BJ.

Med Decis Making. 2008 May-Jun;28(3):308-22. doi: 10.1177/0272989X07312710. Epub 2008 Feb 29.

PMID:
18310529
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

Alternative pay-for-performance scoring methods: implications for quality improvement and patient outcomes.

Glickman SW, Boulding W, Roos JM, Staelin R, Peterson ED, Schulman KA.

Med Care. 2009 Oct;47(10):1062-8. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181a7e54c.

PMID:
19648833
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

A comparison of Bayesian methods for profiling hospital performance.

Austin PC.

Med Decis Making. 2002 Mar-Apr;22(2):163-72.

PMID:
11958498
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Conflicting measures of hospital quality: ratings from "Hospital Compare" versus "Best Hospitals".

Halasyamani LK, Davis MM.

J Hosp Med. 2007 May;2(3):128-34.

PMID:
17549759
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

[Evaluation of the efficiency and quality of hospitals publicly owned with private management and hospitals of the public sector].

Giraldes Mdo R.

Acta Med Port. 2007 Sep-Oct;20(5):471-90. Epub 2008 Jan 24. Portuguese.

PMID:
18282447
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
13.

Shrinkage estimators for a composite measure of quality conceptualized as a formative construct.

Shwartz M, Peköz EA, Christiansen CL, Burgess JF Jr, Berlowitz D.

Health Serv Res. 2013 Feb;48(1):271-89. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01437.x. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

PMID:
22716650
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14.

Exploring the behavior of hospital composite performance measures: an example from coronary artery bypass surgery.

O'Brien SM, DeLong ER, Dokholyan RS, Edwards FH, Peterson ED.

Circulation. 2007 Dec 18;116(25):2969-75. Epub 2007 Dec 3.

PMID:
18056529
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
15.

Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitals.

López L, Hicks LS, Cohen AP, McKean S, Weissman JS.

Arch Intern Med. 2009 Aug 10;169(15):1389-94. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.222.

PMID:
19667302
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

A statewide collaborative initiative to improve the quality of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction and heart failure.

Brush JE Jr, Rensing E, Song F, Cook S, Lynch J, Thacker L, Gurram S, Bonow RO, Brough J, Valentine CM.

Circulation. 2009 Mar 31;119(12):1609-15. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.764613. Epub 2009 Mar 16.

PMID:
19289632
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
17.

Hospital size, uncertainty, and pay-for-performance.

Davidson G, Moscovice I, Remus D.

Health Care Financ Rev. 2007 Fall;29(1):45-57.

PMID:
18624079
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
18.

How to limit the burden of data collection for Quality Indicators based on medical records? The COMPAQH experience.

Corriol C, Daucourt V, Grenier C, Minvielle E.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Oct 21;8:215. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-215.

PMID:
18940005
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
19.

Improving quality indicator report cards through Bayesian modeling.

Gajewski BJ, Mahnken JD, Dunton N.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2008 Nov 18;8:77. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-8-77.

PMID:
19017399
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
20.

Identifying top-performing hospitals by algorithm: results from a demonstration project.

Allison JJ, Weissman NW, Silvey AB, Chapin CA, Kiefe CI.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Jun;34(6):309-17.

PMID:
18595376
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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