Journal Article

Risk adjusting survival outcomes in hospitals that treat patients with cancer without information on cancer stage

Published by JAMA Oncology
by David G. Pfister, MD; David M. Rubin, BS; Elena B. Elkin, PhD, MPA; Ushma S. Neill, PhD; Elaine Duck, RN, MA, MS; Mark Radzyner, JD, MBA; Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP

Evaluating the performance of hospitals that treat patients with cancer using Medicare data for outcome ascertainment and risk adjustment and to assess whether hospital rankings based on these measures are altered by the addition of cancer-specific information.

Publication Date: December 2015

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Source: Pfister DG, Rubin DM, Elkin EE, Neill US, Duck E, Radzyner M, Bach PB. Risk adjusting survival outcomes in hospitals that treat patients with cancer without information on cancer stage. JAMA Oncology. 2015;1(9):1303-1310.