Recenti sviluppi nella metodologia statistica per la valutazione dell'efficacia degli ospedali

G. Vittadini, M. Sanarico & C. Rossi
In this paper the recent developments in methodology concerning the efficacy of hospitals are presented. The statistical model used in order to examine efficacy is the multilevel model. First of all, we present new proposals regarding the nature and the distribution of the observed indicators and of the outcomes, the casual variables concerning hospital efficacy, and the model as a whole. Secondly, we examine the debate on the choice of outcomes and observed indicators able...