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Over half of proposed indicators for hospitals' performance relate to surgery

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7124.70 (Published 03 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:70
  1. Iain K Crombie, Reader in epidemiologya
  1. a University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY

    Editor—Jacqui Wise's news article gives a list of the proposed indicators for hospitals' performance.1 While individually these indicators may have merit, collectively they could have an unintended consequence. Of the 15 indicators, over half (eight) …

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