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Evaluation of a national surveillance system for mortality alerts

Project title: Evaluation of a national surveillance system for mortality alerts

Call to action: 12/178 12/178 Evaluating interventions to identify and reduce avoidable mortality in hospitals

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Paul AylinORCID

Lead Author: Professor Paul AylinORCID

Contractor: Imperial College London

Cost: £587,026.11

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Jonathan Benn, Dr Susan Burnett, Professor Alex Bottle, Professor Aneez Esmail, Professor Charles Vincent.

Started: March 2014 | Status: Published February 2018

This study found links between alerts, other indicators of quality and subsequent reductions in mortality, while describing the mechanisms by which institutions respond to signals in mortality data.

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