An Early Look at Performance on the Emergency Care Measures Included in Medicare's Hospital Inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program
作者: Megan McHughJennifer NeimeyerEmilie PowellRahul K. KhareJames G. Adams
作者单位: 1Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
3Program in Healthcare Policy and Implementation, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
刊名: Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2013, Vol.61 (6), pp.616-623.e2
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.01.012
原始语种摘要: Study objective(#br)Medicare's new, mandatory Hospital Inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program introduces financial rewards or penalties to hospitals according to achievement or improvement on several publicly reported quality measures. Our objective was to describe hospital reporting on the 4 emergency department (ED)–related program measures, variation in performance on the ED measures across hospital characteristics, and the characteristics of hospitals that were more likely to receive performance scores based on improvement versus achievement.(#br)Methods(#br)This was an exploratory, descriptive analysis. We merged 2008 to 2010 performance data from Hospital Compare with the 2009 American Hospital Association Annual Survey. We calculated a composite score for the 4 ED measures and...
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