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Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios model – methodology paper (July 2015)

24 Oct 2015

This guide describes the methodology used by the Ministry of Health and the Commission to calculate Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios (HSMRs). Guidance is provided on how to interpret the charts including some additional notes in the form of questions and answers.


Published: 24 Oct 2015 Modified: 19 Apr 2023