Friday, August 15, 2008

Estimating a Composite Measure of Hospital Quality From the Hospital Compare Database

Differences When Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Latent Variable Model Versus Denominator-Based Weights.
Michael Shwartz, PhD; Justin Ren, PhD; Erol A. Peköz, PhD; Xin Wang, PhD; Alan B. Cohen, ScD; Joseph D. Restuccia, DrPH
Medical Care. 46(8):778-785, August 2008.

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