Development of Indicators to Assess Quality of Care for Prostate Cancer
Nupur Nag, Jeremy Millar, Ian D Davis, Shaun Costello, James B Duthie, Stephen Mark, Warick Delprado, David Smith, David Pryor, David Galvin, Frank Sullivan, Aine C Murphy, David Roder, Hany Elsaleh, David Currow, Craig White, Marketa Skala, Kim L Moretti, Tony Walker, Paolo De Ieso Show all
EUROPEAN UROLOGY FOCUS | ELSEVIER | Published : 2018
BACKGROUND: The development, monitoring, and reporting of indicator measures that describe standard of care provide the gold standard for assessing quality of care and patient outcomes. Although indicator measures have been reported, little evidence of their use in measuring and benchmarking performance is available. A standard set, defining numerator, denominator, and risk adjustments, will enable global benchmarking of quality of care. OBJECTIVE: To develop a set of indicators to enable assessment and reporting of quality of care for men with localised prostate cancer (PCa). DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Candidate indicators were identified from the literature. An international panel ..View full abstract
The Movember Foundation funded this project and provided approval of the manuscript.