For 2006, the Hospital Report Research Collaborative presents Hospital Report e-Scorecard 2006 Update for Emergency Department Care and the Technical Summaries that describe the methodological approaches for three of the quadrants used for performance measurement of Ontario hospitals that have emergency departments or urgent care centers.

The Hospital Report: e-Scorecard 2006 Update for Emergency Department Care provides performance indicators for Clinical Utilization and Outcomes, Financial Performance and Condition, and Patient Satisfaction quadrants based on 2004/05 data. Indicator results are provided for all eligible emergency departments in 123 hospital corporations that provided emergency services for 2004/2005.



Reporting Focus:
e-Scorecard - hospital-specific

Analysis Available:
Three classifications are used: above average performance, average performance, and below average performance. 
Results are summarized by hospital, LHIN, and province.

Data Baseline:
Clinical Utilization and Outcomes Indicators: 2004-2005 
Financial Performance and Condition Indicators: 2004-2005 
Patient Satisfaction 2004-2005 full year and partial year of data for 2005-06

Coverage:
Indicator results are provided for all eligible emergency departments in 123 hospital corporations that provided emergency services for 2004-2005.

Contributors:
Geoff Anderson, Ian Button, Imtiaz Daniel, Anyk Glussich, Astrid Guttman, Linda McGillis Hall, Carey Levinton, Patrice Lindsay, Marcus Loreti, Ian McKillop, George Pink, Asma Razzaq, Michael J. Schull, Jaya Weerasooriya, Greg Zinck