The effect of hospital financial characteristics on quality of care.
Objective.-To assess the relationship among hospital financial characteristics, patient payer mix, and the incidence of negligent medical injuries.
Design.-Retrospective medical record review linked to hospital financial reports.
Setting.-Acute care hospitals in New York State in 1984.
Population.-Stratified, random sample of 30195 medical records from 51 acute care hospitals.
Main Outcome Measures.-Hospital rates of medical injury and substandard care were developed from reviews of 30195 medical records at 51 acute care hospitals in New York in 1984.
Hospital-level variables representing financial status, hospital staffing, and the proportion of self-pay and Medical hospital discharges were compiled from a variety of secondary sources.
Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Homme, Hôpital, Financement, Qualité service, Soin, Recherche rétrospective
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Human, Hospital, Financing, Service quality, Care, Retrospective searching
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0660909
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.