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International comparison of minimum volume standards for hospitals

Johannes Morche, Daniela Renner, Barbara Pietsch, Laura Kaiser, Jan Brönneke, Sabine Gruber and Katja Matthias

Health Policy, 2018, vol. 122, issue 11, 1165-1176

Abstract: Minimum volume standards have been implemented in various countries for quality or safety policies. We present minimum volume standards in an international comparison, focusing on regulatory approaches, selected sets of procedures and thresholds as well as predetermined consequences of non-compliance.

Keywords: Hospitals, high-volume; Specialization; Health policy; Government regulation; Minimum volume standards (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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