Ahern and colleagues1 explore the potential benefits and pitfalls of benchmarked reporting in the Australian context. As a binational registry of patients on renal replacement therapy in Australia and New Zealand, the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry has been producing and distributing centre-specific performance reports to renal units for over 20 years; these share many of the challenges faced by clinician-level reporting. In the past few years, this has extended to provision of an abridged version of the report on our website, containing unit-specific risk-adjusted outcome data for each dialysis and transplant unit (http://www.anzdata.org.au/v1/hospitalreport.html).
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