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Regional differences in recommended cancer treatment for the elderly
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Abstract Background Little is known about regional variation in cancer treatment and its determinants. We compare rates of adherence to treatment guidelines for elderly ...
Does state deregulation raise the costs of open-heart surgery?
(Rice University's Baker Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, 2013)
Why Are Hospital Prices Rising?
(Northwestern University The Business School Alliance for Health Management, 2013)
The substantial rise in health care expenditures that has occurred in the U.S. has been accompanied by rapid increases in the prices that hospitals receive for treating privately insured patients. We use data on revenues ...
Certificate of Need for Cardiac Care: Controversy Over the Contributions of CON
(James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2009)
Objective: To test whether state Certificate of Need (CON) regulations influence procedural mortality or the provision of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Data ...