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Hospital Mortality Indicator (HMI) - Literature review with appendices

Prepared by Melbourne EpiCentre in collaboration with Fiona Landgren and Carole Staley

This review, commissioned by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC), includes information pertaining to the ACSQHC core in‐hospital mortality indicators (HMIs), including:

  • Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR)
  • Death in low mortality DRGs (LMDRG)
  • Condition specific in‐hospital mortality for
    • Acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
    • Stroke
    • Fractured neck of femur
    • Pneumonia

The review will be used to inform further development, implementation and evaluation of the HMIs.


Hospital Mortality Indicator (HMI) - Literature review with appendices

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