Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures
1 Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 29 Moffatt Lane, Guelph, ON, N1G 5E8, Canada
2 The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room G1-06, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
BMC Medicine 2011, 9:58 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-58Published: 18 May 2011
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Individual study results on hospitalist performance. Contains detailed results from the 65 included articles stratified by the type of quality area examined (Table 1: Processes of Care; Table 2: Operating Efficiency; Table 3: Clinical Outcomes).
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Checklist for assessing study quality, modified from Downs and Black. . Provides full details on our modified methodological checklist and all evaluation criteria used to assign quality ratings.
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