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Excellence in Patient Outcomes as Well as Hospital Performance on Process Measures: We Can Do Both

Stanford, John R. MD, FACS; Carpenter, Chad B. MA; DeTore, Arthur MD, MBA

doi: 10.1097/QMH.0b013e31827dec7f
Original Articles

Parkview Heart Institute, Fort Wayne, Indiana (Dr Stanford and Mr Carpenter); and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut (Dr DeTore).

Correspondence: John R. Stanford, MD, FACS, Parkview Heart Institute, 11109 Parkview Plaza Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 (

The authors thank Meredith Miller, BSE, for statistical help in preparation of this manuscript.

The authors received no external funding for this work and report no conflicts of interest.

©2013Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.