Related StoriesNHS ‘hourglass’ structure holds back advancement of support workforcePreventing falls in treatment homes: an interview with Professor Pip LoganWHO committed to helping Nepal deliver health care to its residents, says WHO South-East Asia Regional DirectorLos Angeles Instances: Customer Advocate Harvey Rosenfield ASSUMES Wellness Insurers Harvey Rosenfield, the combative attorney and consumer advocate who wrote California’s landmark Proposition 103 more than two decades ago, is preparing a ballot initiative that would force wellness insurers to get state government acceptance before they could increase premiums . The Baltimore Sun: Wellness Insurers Obtain Graded In New State Report The Maryland Health Care Commission released its 2011 quality report on medical health insurance plans in the condition and Kaiser Foundation Health Strategy of the Mid-Atlantic Says came out on top.But, despite these issues, hospital episode statistics data were used to investigate hospital level death rates after heart medical procedures in the Bristol inquiry, and more recently death rates for individual cardiac consultants have been published. A paper published on the web by the BMJ extends this theme to even more general measures of medical quality where death may not be the results. Related StoriesGlan Clwyd Medical center N Wales spend money on Esaote's G-Scan MRI unit for weight-bearing scanningCHOP's Buerger Middle for Advanced Pediatric Care celebrates grand openingACC's public reporting program provides information regarding hospitals' performanceThe authors investigated whether routinely collected data from medical center episode statistics could possibly be used to identify the gynaecologist Rodney Ledward, who was suspended in 1996 and was the main topic of the Ritchie inquiry into practice and quality within the NHS.
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