The devil is in the details: trends in avoidable hospitalization rates by geography in British Columbia, 1990–2000

@article{CloutierFisher2006TheDI,
  title={The devil is in the details: trends in avoidable hospitalization rates by geography in British Columbia, 1990–2000},
  author={Denise S Cloutier-Fisher and Margaret J. Penning and Chi Zheng and Eric-Ben{\'e} F Druyts},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={104 - 104}
}
BACKGROUND Researchers and policy makers have focussed on the development of indicators to help monitor the success of regionalization, primary care reform and other health sector restructuring initiatives. Certain indicators are useful in examining issues of equity in service provision, especially among older populations, regardless of where they live. AHRs are used as an indicator of primary care system efficiency and thus reveal information about access to general practitioners. The purpose… CONTINUE READING

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