New INQRI Article on the Failure to Rescue Metric

INQRI researchers Marcelline Harris, Jack Needleman, and their team recently published a new piece in Medical Care, focused on their project, "Improving the National Quality Forum (NQF) Failure to Rescue Metric."  The team's goal was to refine one of the most controversial measures of nursing-sensitive quality of care: failure to rescue.

The new article examines whether the accuracy of failure to rescue exclusion rules can be improved with data with good "present on admission" indicators. The authors concluded that failure to rescue is a robust quality measure, sensitive to nursing across alternative exclusion rule specifications.

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