1*CépiDc (Epidemiology center on medical causes of death) †UMRS 1018, Inserm ‡Faculty of Medicine Paris Sud, Université Paris Sud, Kremlin-Bicêtre §Haute Autorité de santé (HAS), Saint-Denis La Plaine ∥AP-HP, CHU Bicêtre, Service de Santé Publique et d'Epidémiologie, Kremlin-Bicêtre, France.
This nationwide study shows that 60- and 90-day HSMRs encompass in-hospital deaths better than the 30-day HSMR, while capturing the same interhospital variations. They should thus be preferred. The contribution of cause-of-death data to hospital-wide indicators seems negligible.
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