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Investigating the association of alerts from a national mortality surveillance system with subsequent hospital mortality in England: An interrupted time series analysis.

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Objective

To investigate the association between alerts from a national hospital mortality surveillance system and subsequent trends in relative risk of mortality.

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There is increasing interest in performance monitoring in the NHS. Since 2007, Imperial College London has generated monthly mortality alerts, based on statistical process control charts and using routinely collected hospital administrative data, for all English acute NHS hospital trusts. The...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007495

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ORCID:
0000-0001-9978-2011
Wilkinson, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Quality and Safety Journal website
Publication date:
2018-05-04
Acceptance date:
2018-04-07
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
Pubs id:
pubs:853017
URN:
uri:6cbabf53-25aa-414c-984a-65364f93c47c
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uuid:6cbabf53-25aa-414c-984a-65364f93c47c
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pubs:853017

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