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Variation in hospital performance for heart failure management in the National Heart Failure Audit for England and Wales

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Objective: Investigation of variations in provider performance and its determinants may help inform strategies for improving patient outcomes.

Methods: We used the National Heart Failure Audit comprising 68,772 patients with heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (HFREF), admitted to 185 hospitals in England and Wales (2007-2013). We investigated hospital adherence to three recommended key performance measures (KPM) for in-hospital care (ACE-inhibitors or ARB...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309706

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Funding agency for:
Emdin, C
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-05
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
URN:
uuid:0eabb412-257c-4578-b3f7-00f75af44228
Source identifiers:
632216
Local pid:
pubs:632216

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