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Article first published online: 21 JUL 2010
Copyright © 2010 Society of Hospital Medicine
Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume 5, Issue 6, pages E12–E18, July/August 2010
How to Cite
Lindenauer, P. K., Bernheim, S. M., Grady, J. N., Lin, Z., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Merrill, A. R., Han, L. F., Rapp, M. T., Drye, E. E., Normand, S.-L. T. and Krumholz, H. M. (2010), The performance of US hospitals as reflected in risk-standardized 30-day mortality and readmission rates for medicare beneficiaries with pneumonia. J. Hosp. Med., 5: E12–E18. doi: 10.1002/jhm.822
The analyses upon which this publication is based were performed under Contract Number HHSM-500-2008-0025I (0001), entitled “Measure & Instrument Development and Support (MIDS)-Development and Re-evaluation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Outcomes and Efficiency Measures,” and HHSM-500-2008-00020I (0001) entitled “Production and Implementation of Hospital Outcome and Efficiency Measures” funded by the CMS, Department of Health and Human Services. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services. The authors assume full responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the ideas presented.
Disclosure: Dr. Bernheim, Jacqueline Grady, Zhenqiu Lin, Yun Wang, Yongfei Wang, Elizabeth Drye, and Harlan Krumholz all work under contract with CMS to develop and maintain performance measures. Dr. Han and Dr. Rapp are employed by CMS.
- Issue published online: 12 AUG 2010
- Article first published online: 21 JUL 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 22 JUN 2010
- Manuscript Revised: 8 JUN 2010
- Manuscript Received: 13 MAY 2010
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