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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Alternative Strategies for Monitoring Hospital Surgical Performance
Principal Investigator:

Nader N. Massarweh

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - April 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $12,077
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Important limitations associated with current approaches for monitoring the quality of surgical care include: (a) the retrospective and episodic (e.g.: quarterly, bi-annually, etc.) approach to feedback which creates a time lag between when performance is declining and when the hospital is made aware; (b) small clusters of clinically meaningful poor performance may go of undetected using current episodic analytic structures; (c) most healthcare entities are willing to accept average per...

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