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Disentangling quality and safety indicator data: a longitudinal, comparative study of hand hygiene compliance and accreditation outcomes in 96 Australian hospitals.

Mumford,V, Greenfield,D, Hogden,A, Debono,D, Gospodarevskaya,E, Forde,K, Westbrook,J and Braithwaite,J 2014, Disentangling quality and safety indicator data: a longitudinal, comparative study of hand hygiene compliance and accreditation outcomes in 96 Australian hospitals., BMJ Open, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005284.

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Title Disentangling quality and safety indicator data: a longitudinal, comparative study of hand hygiene compliance and accreditation outcomes in 96 Australian hospitals.
Author(s) Mumford,V
Greenfield,D
Hogden,A
Debono,D
Gospodarevskaya,E
Forde,K
Westbrook,J
Braithwaite,J
Journal name BMJ Open
Volume number 4
Issue number 9
Start page 1
End page 9
Total pages 9
Publisher BMJ Group
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publication date 2014
ISSN 2044-6055
Summary The study aims are twofold. First, to investigate the suitability of hand hygiene as an indicator of accreditation outcomes and, second, to test the hypothesis that hospitals with better accreditation outcomes achieve higher hand hygiene compliance rates.
Language eng
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005284
Field of Research 111708 Health and Community Services
Socio Economic Objective 929999 Health not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2014, B M J Group
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30069861

Document type: Journal Article
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