Posts Tagged ‘Outcome data’

Surgeons with above average patient death rates unlikely to be identified by current system

Judging surgical performance within an ‘expected range’ will not lead to the identification of inadequate surgeons, research suggests. Publishing th...

Unacceptable differences between hospitals in emergency general surgery outcomes

There are currently unacceptable differences between hospitals in outcomes for patients undergoing emergency general surgery, with death rates for major op...

NHS England publishes consultant surgeon data

An expanded set of results for individual consultant surgeons have been published for the second year running on a new website. NHS England has brought to...

New comparison site for NHS and care providers

A new comparison website tool has been published that allows health and social care organisations to see how their services compare with those of others. ...

Death rates will not reveal poor performers

The publication of death rates for individual surgeons in England, launched for the first of a new group of 10 specialties last week, is unlikely to correc...

Transparency has to be based on good data

Joseph Pulitzer once said: “There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not ...

Surgery outcomes published for the first time

Consultant vascular surgeons have published their outcomes for the first time. The Vascular Society has released details of consultant-level outcomes af...

Trust publishes consultant performance data

Patients at a Manchester hospital are to become the first in the country to be able to pick their consultant based on their previous results. Data for all...

Surgeons’ performance data being published

Patients undergoing certain procedures will be able to see data about their doctor’s performance levels and how they compare to their peers. From next m...

Heart surgeons launch new outcomes website

Patients can go online examine their heart surgeon’s and hospital’s outcome data prior to an operation and access a wealth of data about heart surgery....

Hospitals to publish surgeons’ performance data

Hospitals will be required to publish data on the survival rates and quality of care provided by individual surgeons from next summer. The edict from the ...