Sunday, May 15, 2005

BMJ - Dr Foster's case notes

BMJ monthly page highlighting data from Dr Foster (, an independent London based organisation that analyses the availability, quality, and costs of health care in the United Kingdom and globally.

BMJ aim to provide doctors, managers, and patients with data about how various treatments and systems work in the real, messy world of clinical practice.

Dr Foster uses administrative data such as hospital episodes statistics and self reported data collected from hospitals by survey.