Journal Article
Commentary

Did hospital engagement networks actually improve care?

Pronovost P, Jha AK. The New England journal of medicine. 2014;371:691-3.

In this commentary, the authors raise concerns about the validity of large-scale reductions in patient harms and readmissions reported by the Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Networks initiative. They describe how lack of standardized measures and peer review to evaluate the interventions may affect the reliability of the results.