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Evaluation of minimum volume standards for surgery in the Netherlands (2003–2017): A successful policy?

Roos Mesman, Marjan J. Faber, Bart J.J.M. Berden and Gert P. Westert

Health Policy, 2017, vol. 121, issue 12, 1263-1273

Abstract: To evaluate the introduction and implications of minimum volume standards for surgery in Dutch health care from 2003 to 2017 and formulate policy lessons for other countries.

Keywords: Volume-outcome relationships; Quality improvement; Health care policy; Selective purchasing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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