Study examines clinical practices that distinguish 100 top hospitals

Clin Resour Manag. 2000 Aug;1(8):125-6, 113.


What distinguishes the 100 Top Hospitals from others? In angioplasty, it's greater use of stents and a new class of costly drugs, according to a new study from HCIA-Sachs. The study indicates that better-performing hospitals tend to respond sooner than others to the latest clinical research.

MeSH terms

  • Benchmarking*
  • Hospitals / classification
  • Hospitals / standards*
  • Information Services
  • Odds Ratio
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care*
  • United States