Investigating the association of alerts from a national mortality surveillance system with subsequent hospital mortality in England: An interrupted time series analysis.
To investigate the association between alerts from a national hospital mortality surveillance system and subsequent trends in relative risk of mortality.
There is increasing interest in performance monitoring in the NHS. Since 2007, Imperial College London has generated monthly mortality alerts, based on statistical process control charts and using routinely collected hospital administrative data, for all English acute NHS hospital trusts. The...Expand abstract
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