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INDICATOR NAME
Name
End of life, preferred place of death
Alternate Name
End of life, preferred place of death
 
INDICATOR DESCRIPTION
Description
This indicator measures the percentage of palliative/end of life patients who died in their preferred place of death.
HQO Reporting tool/product
Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)
Dimension
Patient-centred
Type
Outcome
 
DEFINITION AND SOURCE INFORMATION
Unit of Measurement
Percentage
Calculation Methods
The percentage is calculated as: numerator divided by denominator times 100.
Numerator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)

Number of palliative / end of life patients who died in their preferred place of death. Patient must be discharged with a disposition of death in the period selected.


Denominator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)

Number of palliative/ end of life patients whose discharge disposition is death in the reporting period.


Adjustment (risk, age/sex standardization)- generalized
None
Data Source
Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS)
Data provided to HQO by
Health Shared Services Ontario (HSSO)
 
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Comments Summary
This is a QIP priority indicator for 2018/19. QIP current performance reporting period: October 2016 - September 2017 To access your organization's data for the reporting period, refer to Health Quality Ontario’s QIP Navigator. Data will be available in February 2018. Alternatively, to access your organization's data for this indicator, refer to CCAC Reporting Portal.
 
TAGS
Sector
Home Care
Type
Outcome
Topic
End-of-life / Palliative
Dimension
Patient-centred
Source
Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS)
 
PUBLISH
Publish Datetime
22/11/2017 09:10:00