publication . Article . 2018

The correlation between National Health Service trusts' clinical trial activity and both mortality rates and care quality commission ratings: a retrospective cross-sectional study

L. Jonker; S.J. Fisher;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: Bolivia
Abstract
Objectives: Evidence supporting the notion that clinical research activity in itself is of benefit to organisations as a whole is inconclusive. In the recent past, a positive association between research activity and reduced mortality has been shown. This study aimed to ascertain if clinical research activity is associated with established organisational outcome measures.\ud \ud Study design: Retrospective cross-sectional study.\ud \ud Methods: For 129 English National Health Service hospital Trusts, National Institute for Health Research study activity data, Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) scores and Care Quality Commission (CQC) ratings were ...
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free text keywords: Z473, Z721, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, General Medicine, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Clinical research, Cross-sectional study, Mortality rate, Staffing, Environmental health, business.industry, business, Study Activity, Clinical trial, Retrospective cohort study, Observational study
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publication . Article . 2018

The correlation between National Health Service trusts' clinical trial activity and both mortality rates and care quality commission ratings: a retrospective cross-sectional study

L. Jonker; S.J. Fisher;