Impact on hospital performance of introducing routine patient reported outcome measures in surgery

Source:  Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2013 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication:  26 September

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Patient-level data from the national PROMs programme for England from April 2009 to March 2012 were analysed to determine the extent of change in preoperative & postoperative scores for four elective operations including hip and knee replacement in order to determine the impact on provider behaviour.

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Acknowledgement:  Journal of Health Services Research & Policy

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