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Comparing the validity of different measures of illness severity: A hospital-level analysis for acute myocardial infarction

Vivian Ho | Meei-Hsiang Ku-Goto

Comparing the validity of different measures of illness severity: A hospital-level analysis for acute myocardial infarction.

The aim of the study is to assess the validity of three measures of illness severity by analyzing the effect of introducing report cards on hospitals treating patients with acute myocardial infarction. Published in the August 2012 issue of Health Services Management Research; a subscription is required to access the full text.

By Vivian Ho, Meei-Hsiang Ku-Goto and Afschin Gandjour