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Quality gaps identified through mortality review.

Kobewka DM, van Walraven C, Turnbull J, et al. Quality gaps identified through mortality review. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):141-149. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004735.

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February 1, 2017
Kobewka DM, van Walraven C, Turnbull J, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):141-149.

Inpatient mortality represents a key outcome measure in health care quality and safety. This study described the implementation of an institution-wide mortality review process, which identified significant opportunities to improve care, especially around discussing goals of care and delays in diagnosis.

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Kobewka DM, van Walraven C, Turnbull J, et al. Quality gaps identified through mortality review. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):141-149. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004735.