Variation in hospital admissions among small areas. A comparison of Maine and Michigan.

@article{McMahon1989VariationIH,
  title={Variation in hospital admissions among small areas. A comparison of Maine and Michigan.},
  author={Laurence F McMahon and Robert A. Wolfe and Philip J. Tedeschi},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={623-31}
}
Analysis of age-adjusted hospital admission profiles among small geographic areas has shown marked variation in hospital admissions for both surgical and medical cases in areas ranging from Maine to Manitoba. Much of the work has been led by John Wennberg and has focused on rural areas. This study examines the degree of variation in hospital admissions in small areas in the state of Michigan to determine whether those diseases that demonstrated high variation in Maine also demonstrated the same… CONTINUE READING

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