Variation in hospital pathology investigations

Variation in hospital pathology investigations

Author: Vecellio E, Li L, Xiong J, Georgiou A, Eigenstetter A, Gibson-Roy C, Cobain T, Golding M, Wilson R, Lindeman R, Westbrook JI

Resource type: Reports and monographs

Vecellio et al (2014).pdf

Examination of variation in hospital pathology investigations by Diagnosis-Related Groups and associations with outcomes and costs

This project produced a detailed analysis of the variation in pathology test utilisation using Diagnosis-Related Groups across six hospitals serviced by a single pathology service based in Sydney, NSW. The project examined test utilisation volumes and rates and incorporated measures of performance, effectiveness and patient care.

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Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research

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