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Does Higher Spending Improve Survival Outcomes for Myocardial Infarction? Examining the Cost-Outcomes Relationship Using Time-Varying Covariates
from HSR Volume 50 | Issue 5 | October 2015

Keywords: Myocardial infarction; time-varying covariates; cost-outcome relationships; survivor-treatment selection bias

Objectives: Previous patient-level acute myocardial infarction (AMI) research has found ... read more | subscribe


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Community Factors Substantially Influence Hospital Readmission Rates Press Release

Press Release: CHICAGO – A hospital’s ability to reduce repeat patient visits may have less to do with its performance and more to do with the characteristics of the community where it’s located reveled a new study in the February issue of Health Services Research. The findings may call into question the effectiveness of some federal penalties for hospitals with higher-than-expected readmission rates. Read more...

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