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A TWO-STAGE ESTIMATION OF HOSPITAL QUALITY USING MORTALITY OUTCOME MEASURES: AN APPLICATION USING HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

Chew Lian Chua, Alfons Palangkaraya, Jongsay Yong

Health Economics | WILEY | Published : 2010

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank anonymous reviewers for many insightful comments and helpful suggestions. Research funding by the Australian Research Council (Linkage Grant LP0455325) is gratefully acknowledged. We are grateful to our linkage partner the Victorian Department of Human Services for providing the data. We are also indebted to Richard Bolitho, Kaye Brown, Paul Jensen, Phyllis Rosendale, Tony Scott, Vijaya Sundararajan, Christine Stone, Beth Webster, and seminar participants at the Department of Human Services and the Melbourne Institute for providing valuable inputs and advice during the course of this research. We also thank John Creedy, whose suggestions help improve the presentation of the paper.