OECD Health Technical Papers

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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership methodological studies and statistical analysis presenting and interpreting new data sources, and empirical results and developments in methodology related to measuring and assessing health care and health expenditure. The papers are generally available only in their original language - English or French - with a summary in the other.


Selecting Indicators for Patient Safety at the Health Systems Level in OECD Countries

This report presents the consensus recommendations of an international expert panel on indicators for patient safety. Using a structured review process, the panel set out to select indicators to cover the five key areas: areas hospital-acquired infections, sentinel events, operative and postoperative complications, obstetrics, and other care related adverse events...


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