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Title Measuring and reporting mortality in hospital patients / Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Published Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, [2009]
©2009

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Description ix, 136 pages : illustrations, charts ; 30 cm
Summary "Measuring and reporting mortality in hospital patients" aims to develop national indicators of in-hospital mortality and was one of several projects conducted as part of the National Indicators Project commissioned by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. The project has two parts: a literature review focussing on methods for analysing and reporting in-hospital mortality, and a modelling project aimed at identifying national indicators of hospital mortality that can be implemented now and in the future -- p.vii
Notes Authors cited in online version: David Ben-Tovim, Richard Woodman and Paul Hakendorf from the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University and James E. Harrison, Sophie Pointer and Geoffrey Henley from AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit, Flinders University
"March 2009"
AIHW Cat no. HSE 69
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 100-107)
Notes "The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the ASCQHC) has funded a major project being undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health (AIHW) to develop national indicators of safety and quality in health care. This is a report of a support project undertaken in conjunction with the major project."-- p. v
Subject Hospitals -- Risk management -- Australia.
Hospital patients -- Mortality -- Australia.
Author Ben-Tovim, D. I.
Flinders Medical Centre. Clinical Epidemiology Unit
National Injury Surveillance Unit (Australia)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
ISBN 9781740249041