standardised mortality ratio


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standardised mortality ratio

The ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths, where the expected deaths are calculated for a similar region with a similar age and gender mix, by assessing the death rates for different ages and genders in a larger population. Where an SMR is expressed as a ratio, a value of greater than 1.0 means that there is a higher-than-expected number of deaths; less than 1.0 means they will be lower than expected.
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He also said there are improvements in the other measurement of mortality, the Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio.
A hospital's Standardised Mortality Ratio is usually presented as a percentage: the recorded deaths inhospital from a large number of (but not all) diseases, as a percentage of the number that would normally be expected, after taking account of, or standardising for, a wide range of factors concerning the patients and the nature and severity of their illnesses.
Nine of the trusts have been "outliers" on the Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR) for two years running and the other five were identified by the Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) as having higher than expected death rates.
Nine of the trusts have been 'outliers' on the Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR) for two years running and the other five were identified by the Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) as having higher than expected death rates.
The three Midland hospital trusts all scored poorly against the Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio, which measures the number of deaths of patients in hospital against certain criteria.
The Royal and Broadgreen hospitals fell within average rates in three of the categories, and below average in one, known as the Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR), with a rate of 92.
The review of deaths showed that in the poorest section of society, the standardised mortality ratio had increased from 138.
The hospital standardised mortality ratio is used to measure the quality and safety of hospital care in the UK.
Researchers then looked at the effect of the bundles on the hospital's standardised mortality ratio.
4) Standardised mortality ratio (95% CI): using first admission APACHE II 1.
Hospital standardised mortality ratio over three years (risk rating 100 = national average)
According to new figures out today the centre has a standardised mortality ratio of 90, 10 points better than the national average of 100.