Transfer patients have worse observed and expected outcomes compared to non-transfer patients after treatment for hip fracture at a regional referral center

J. Wiggers, T. G. Guitton & D. Ring
Objective: Hospitals and providers that accept transfer patients risk lower ratings on publically reported quality measures that are inadequately adjusted for infirmity and complexity. We compared the outcomes of patients aged 65 and older transferred to a tertiary care referral center for treatment[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]