HPA developed the specifications through a critical review of existing similar specifications and working with key stakeholders to agree on inclusions/exclusions and risk adjustment approaches. Two jurisdictions and the AIHW tested the specifications and the SAS code before they were more widely distributed by the Commission.
The CHBOI toolkit is used by jurisdictions and private hospital groups to compare hospital outcomes over time, using routinely available data. Changes may identify issues with data quality and consistency, resources, or quality of care.
HPA aims to be a leading firm in specialist consulting services in the health care sector, offering qualitative and quantitative analysis and synthesis of evidence, providing expertise in statistics and data science, and contributing to well founded and practical policy advice. We aim to deliver the highest quality of services, helping our clients to achieve their objectives, while transferring our expertise and building their capabilities.