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Development of mental health quality indicators (MHQIs) for inpatient psychiatry based on the interRAI mental health assessment

  • Christopher M Perlman1Email author,
  • John P Hirdes1,
  • Howard Barbaree2,
  • Brant E Fries3, 4,
  • Ian McKillop1,
  • John N Morris5 and
  • Terry Rabinowitz6
BMC Health Services Research201313:15

Received: 19 November 2012

Accepted: 7 January 2013

Published: 10 January 2013

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Original Submission
19 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - James Rohrer
1 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Christopher Perlman
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
10 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-15

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo
Waypoint Centre for Mental Healthcare
Institute of Gerontology and School of Medicine, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor VA Healthcare Center
Hebrew Senior Life
Fletcher Allen Health Care