Accession Number:

ADA434276

Title:

Financial and Demographic Influences on Medicare Patient Safety Events

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Background The hospital market is stratified between the have and the have not hospitals. Whether financial disparities among hospitals are associated with disparities in patient safety problems is unknown.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE