Table 2

Relationships between HIT Implementation and Mean Number of QI Strategies and Practices, and between HIT Implementation and Mean of the Hospital Performance Measures (numbers of hospitals in parentheses)
Measure HIT Category P-value
Low Medium High
QI Strategies and Practices 2.44 (79) 3.63 (264) 4.20 (61) 0.000 †§
Composite HQA Process of Care 81.0 (51) 82.6 (241) 85.2 (61) 0.009 †
Observed to Expected Mortality Rate* 1.29 (70) 1.06 (263) 1.07 (61) 0.000†§
HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction 60.5 (31) 66.0 (187) 67.9 (48) 0.000†§
Quality Manager Assessment of Patient Care Quality 3.11 (81) 3.19 (266) 3.56 (62) 0.001†
Front-line Clinicians’ Assessment of Patient Care Quality 3.22 (82) 3.31 (269) 3.40 (62) 0.032†

†Significant difference between Low and High.

Significant difference between Medium and High.

§Significant difference between Low and Medium.

*: ln(O/E) was used when conducting the statistical tests.

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Restuccia et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:109   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-109

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