Does quality influence choice of hospital?

  title={Does quality influence choice of hospital?},
  author={Harold S. Luft and Deborah W. Garnick and David H Mark and D J Peltzman and Ciaran S Phibbs and Erik Lichtenberg and Stephen J. Mcphee},
  volume={263 21},
In recent years, much information has been provided to the public and to physicians about hospital quality measured in terms of patient outcomes. To examine if, before these public data releases, quality influenced the attractiveness of a hospital to referring or admitting physicians and to patients, we estimated the influences of quality, charges… CONTINUE READING