Variation in hospital performance for heart failure management in the National Heart Failure Audit for England and Wales
Objective: Investigation of variations in provider performance and its determinants may help inform strategies for improving patient outcomes.Expand abstract
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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- BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and British Cardiovascular Society
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