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Geographic variation in health care—A special issue on the 40th anniversary of “Small area variation in health care delivery”

Autoren/Herausgeber: Sundmacher, L.
Busse, R.
Erschienen: 2014
Publikationsart: Articles in Refereed Journals (International)
ISBN/ISSN: 0168-8510
erschienen in: Health Policy
Weitere Quellenangabe: Volume 114(1), Pages 3–4


In December 1973, Wennberg and Gittelsohn [1] published their seminal article on variations in health care in Vermont. Since then, researchers worldwide seek to advance the understanding of the causes and consequences of unwarranted variation that cannot be explained on the basis of illness, patient preferences, or medical science [2].

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