## A general framework for estimating volume-outcome associations from longitudinal data.

- Benjamin French, Farhood Farjah, David R. Flum, Patrick J. Heagerty
- Statistics in medicine
- 2012

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@inproceedings{Oudenhoven2014StatisticalMF, title={Statistical methodology for volume-outcome studies}, author={Floor M. van Oudenhoven}, year={2014} }

- Published 2014

A growing body of literature studies the association between measures of hospital volume and patient outcomes after a surgical treatment to evaluate whether hospitals with large case volumes are associated with better outcomes. Applying the appropriate statistical methodology to these so-called volume-outcome studies erases several challenges such as the selection of a longitudinal estimation method and the specification of an appropriate measure for hospital volume. In daily practice… CONTINUE READING