A recent IJHPR article examines the patterns and trends in geographic variation for selected health services in Israel. The periphery, and the northern district in particular, had above-average rates of medical admissions, knee replacements and cardiac procedures. Variation among regions was particularly high for coronary artery bypass grafts. Read more….
A related IJHPR commentary summarizes the status of medical care epidemiology and its studies of unwarranted variation in health care, and provides a conceptual framework to guide future studies. Recommendations are offered for advancing studies that could guide policy development and clinical improvement. Read more…
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