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The link between clinically validated patient safety indicators and clinical outcomes.

Gray DM, Hefner JL, Nguyen MC, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2017;32:583-590.

The AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators are publicly reported measures of hospital performance. This retrospective study of patient discharges from an academic medical center over a 2-year period found an association between Patient Safety Indicators and longer length of stay, unplanned readmissions, and mortality.