A social systems model of hospital utilization.


A social systems model for the health services system serving the state of New Mexico is presented. Utilization of short-term general hospitals is viewed as a function of sociodemographic characteristics of the population and of the supply of health manpower and facilities available to that population. The model includes a network specifying the causal… (More)


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@article{Anderson1976ASS, title={A social systems model of hospital utilization.}, author={Jeffrey G. Anderson}, journal={Health services research}, year={1976}, volume={11 3}, pages={271-87} }