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1.

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
2.

Socioeconomic status and surgical mortality in the elderly.

Birkmeyer NJ, Gu N, Baser O, Morris AM, Birkmeyer JD.

Med Care. 2008 Sep;46(9):893-9. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31817925b0.

PMID:
18725842
3.

Composite measures for profiling hospitals on surgical morbidity.

Dimick JB, Staiger DO, Hall BL, Ko CY, Birkmeyer JD.

Ann Surg. 2013 Jan;257(1):67-72. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31827b6be6.

PMID:
23235395
4.

Do hospitals with low mortality rates in coronary artery bypass also perform well in valve replacement?

Goodney PP, O'Connor GT, Wennberg DE, Birkmeyer JD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Oct;76(4):1131-6; discussion 1136-7.

PMID:
14529999
5.

Composite measures for rating hospital quality with major surgery.

Dimick JB, Staiger DO, Osborne NH, Nicholas LH, Birkmeyer JD.

Health Serv Res. 2012 Oct;47(5):1861-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01407.x. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

6.

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
7.

A multi-centre additive and logistic risk model for in-hospital mortality following aortic valve replacement.

Kuduvalli M, Grayson AD, Au J, Grotte G, Bridgewater B, Fabri BM; North West Quality Improvement Programme in Cardiac Interventions.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2007 Apr;31(4):607-13. Epub 2007 Feb 6.

PMID:
17287128
8.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008 cardiac surgery risk models: part 2--isolated valve surgery.

O'Brien SM, Shahian DM, Filardo G, Ferraris VA, Haan CK, Rich JB, Normand SL, DeLong ER, Shewan CM, Dokholyan RS, Peterson ED, Edwards FH, Anderson RP; Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1 Suppl):S23-42. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.056.

PMID:
19559823
9.

Do popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings identify hospitals with better cardiovascular surgery outcomes?

Osborne NH, Nicholas LH, Ghaferi AA, Upchurch GR Jr, Dimick JB.

J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jan;210(1):87-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.09.038.

PMID:
20123337
10.

Composite measures for predicting surgical mortality in the hospital.

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

Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jul-Aug;28(4):1189-98. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.28.4.1189.

PMID:
19597221
11.

Public reporting and pay for performance in hospital quality improvement.

Lindenauer PK, Remus D, Roman S, Rothberg MB, Benjamin EM, Ma A, Bratzler DW.

N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 1;356(5):486-96. Epub 2007 Jan 26.

12.

Mortality after aortic valve replacement: results from a nationally representative database.

Astor BC, Kaczmarek RG, Hefflin B, Daley WR.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Dec;70(6):1939-45.

PMID:
11156099
13.

Effects of institutional volumes on operative outcomes for aortic root replacement in North America.

Hughes GC, Zhao Y, Rankin JS, Scarborough JE, O'Brien S, Bavaria JE, Wolfe WG, Gaca JG, Gammie JS, Shahian DM, Smith PK.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Jan;145(1):166-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.10.094. Epub 2012 Feb 4.

14.

The association between hospital type and mortality and length of stay: a study of 16.9 million hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries.

Yuan Z, Cooper GS, Einstadter D, Cebul RD, Rimm AA.

Med Care. 2000 Feb;38(2):231-45.

PMID:
10659696
15.

Quality improvement efforts and hospital performance: rates of beta-blocker prescription after acute myocardial infarction.

Bradley EH, Herrin J, Mattera JA, Holmboe ES, Wang Y, Frederick P, Roumanis SA, Radford MJ, Krumholz HM.

Med Care. 2005 Mar;43(3):282-92.

PMID:
15725985
16.

Aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction.

Halkos ME, Chen EP, Sarin EL, Kilgo P, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Vega JD, Morris CD, Vassiliades T, Cooper WA, Guyton RA, Puskas JD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep;88(3):746-51. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.078.

PMID:
19699891
17.

The STS AVR+CABG composite score: a report of the STS Quality Measurement Task Force.

Shahian DM, He X, Jacobs JP, Rankin JS, Welke KF, Edwards FH, Filardo G, Fazzalari FL, Furnary A, Kurlansky PA, Brennan JM, Badhwar V, O'Brien SM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1604-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.10.114. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

PMID:
24657032
18.

Comparison of cardiac surgery volumes and mortality rates between the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Medicare databases from 1993 through 2001.

Welke KF, Peterson ED, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, O'Brien SM, Rosenthal GE, Shook GJ, Dokholyan RS, Haan CK, Ferguson TB Jr.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Nov;84(5):1538-46.

PMID:
17954059
19.

Valve-sparing and valve-replacing techniques for aortic root replacement in patients with Marfan syndrome: Analysis of early outcome.

Volguina IV, Miller DC, LeMaire SA, Palmero LC, Wang XL, Connolly HM, Sundt TM 3rd, Bavaria JE, Dietz HC, Milewicz DM, Coselli JS; Aortic Valve Operative Outcomes in Marfan Patients study group.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 May;137(5):1124-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.03.023.

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The need for multiple measures of hospital quality: results from the Get with the Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry of the American Heart Association.

Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC, Liang L, Heidenreich PA, Yancy C, Peterson ED.

Circulation. 2011 Aug 9;124(6):712-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.026088. Epub 2011 Jul 25.

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