Simpson's paradox: how performance measurement can fail even with perfect risk adjustment

BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep;23(9):701-5. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003358.
No abstract available

Keywords: Mortality (standardized mortality ratios); Performance measures; Quality measurement.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis-Related Groups*
  • Hospital Mortality*
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units, Pediatric / statistics & numerical data*