Discordance in Hospital Quality Measurement Using Traditional Versus Patient-Preferred Outcomes After Colectomy


OBJECTIVE: Hospital quality is commonly measured using postoperative mortality rates. However, recent data demonstrate that patients may perceive several states of functional disability as worse than death. The objective of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Anai Kothari (Loyola University Medical Center)
  2. Sarah Brownlee (Loyola Stritch School of Medicine)
  3. Liz H. Wood (Loyola University Medical Center)
  4. Joshua M. Eberhardt (Loyola University Medical Center)
  5. Paul C. Kuo (Loyola University Medical Center)

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Colorectal Surgery


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