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1.

Assessing the volume-outcome hypothesis and region-level quality improvement interventions: pancreas cancer surgery in two Canadian Provinces.

Simunovic M, Urbach D, Major D, Sutradhar R, Baxter N, To T, Brown A, Davis D, Levine MN.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct;17(10):2537-44. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1114-0. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

PMID:
20625843
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

The effect of regionalization on outcome in pulmonary lobectomy: a Canadian national study.

Finley CJ, Bendzsak A, Tomlinson G, Keshavjee S, Urbach DR, Darling GE.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Oct;140(4):757-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.06.040.

PMID:
20850656
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3.

A tale of two provinces: regionalization of pancreatic surgery in Ontario and Quebec.

Sonnenday CJ, Birkmeyer JD.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct;17(10):2535-6. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1117-x. No abstract available.

PMID:
20499281
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4.

A tale of two provinces: regionalization of pancreatic surgery in Ontario and Quebec.

Simunovic M, Baxter N.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec;18 Suppl 3:S230. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1462-9. Epub 2011 Jan 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
21249456
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5.

Estimating the potential impact of regionalizing health care delivery based on volume standards versus risk-adjusted mortality rate.

Glance LG, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Dick AW.

Int J Qual Health Care. 2007 Aug;19(4):195-202. Epub 2007 Jun 10.

PMID:
17562661
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
6.

Quality improvement for pancreatic cancer care: is regionalization a feasible and effective mechanism?

Raval MV, Bilimoria KY, Talamonti MS.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2010 Apr;19(2):371-90. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2009.11.011.

PMID:
20159520
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Has recognition of the relationship between mortality rates and hospital volume for major cancer surgery in California made a difference?: A follow-up analysis of another decade.

Gasper WJ, Glidden DV, Jin C, Way LW, Patti MG.

Ann Surg. 2009 Sep;250(3):472-83. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181b47c79.

PMID:
19730178
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

A qualitative assessment of a provincial quality improvement strategy for pancreatic cancer surgery.

Wright FC, Fitch M, Coates AJ, Simunovic M.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Mar;18(3):629-35. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1337-0. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

PMID:
20878248
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

Regionalization of cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada. Geographic access, choice, and outcomes.

Grumbach K, Anderson GM, Luft HS, Roos LL, Brook R.

JAMA. 1995 Oct 25;274(16):1282-8.

PMID:
7563533
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

Complex gastrointestinal surgery: impact of provider experience on clinical and economic outcomes.

Gordon TA, Bowman HM, Bass EB, Lillemoe KD, Yeo CJ, Heitmiller RF, Choti MA, Burleyson GP, Hsieh G, Cameron JL.

J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Jul;189(1):46-56.

PMID:
10401740
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Regionalization versus competition in complex cancer surgery.

Ho V, Town RJ, Heslin MJ.

Health Econ Policy Law. 2007 Jan;2(Pt 1):51-71. doi: 10.1017/S1744133106006256.

PMID:
18634671
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

Appropriateness of primary total hip and knee replacements in regions of Ontario with high and low utilization rates.

van Walraven CV, Paterson JM, Kapral M, Chan B, Bell M, Hawker G, Gollish J, Schatzker J, Williams JI, Naylor CD.

CMAJ. 1996 Sep 15;155(6):697-706.

PMID:
8823215
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
13.

Hospital volume and mortality for mechanical ventilation of medical and surgical patients: a population-based analysis using administrative data.

Needham DM, Bronskill SE, Rothwell DM, Sibbald WJ, Pronovost PJ, Laupacis A, Stukel TA.

Crit Care Med. 2006 Sep;34(9):2349-54.

PMID:
16878036
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patient preferences for location of care: implications for regionalization.

Finlayson SR, Birkmeyer JD, Tosteson AN, Nease RF Jr.

Med Care. 1999 Feb;37(2):204-9.

PMID:
10024124
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

Importance of hospital volume in the overall management of pancreatic cancer.

Sosa JA, Bowman HM, Gordon TA, Bass EB, Yeo CJ, Lillemoe KD, Pitt HA, Tielsch JM, Cameron JL.

Ann Surg. 1998 Sep;228(3):429-38.

PMID:
9742926
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
17.

Hospital procedure volume and teaching status do not influence treatment and outcome measures of rectal cancer surgery in a large general population.

Simunovic M, To T, Baxter N, Balshem A, Ross E, Cohen Z, McLeod R, Engstrom P, Sigurdson E.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2000 May-Jun;4(3):324-30.

PMID:
10769097
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18.

Hospital volume and surgical outcomes for elderly patients with colorectal cancer in the United States.

Dimick JB, Cowan JA Jr, Upchurch GR Jr, Colletti LM.

J Surg Res. 2003 Sep;114(1):50-6.

PMID:
13678698
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

Public versus private institutional performance reporting: what is mandatory for quality improvement?

Guru V, Fremes SE, Naylor CD, Austin PC, Shrive FM, Ghali WA, Tu JV; Cardiac Care Network of Ontario.

Am Heart J. 2006 Sep;152(3):573-8.

PMID:
16923433
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
20.

Directing surgical quality improvement initiatives: comparison of perioperative mortality and long-term survival for cancer surgery.

Bilimoria KY, Bentrem DJ, Feinglass JM, Stewart AK, Winchester DP, Talamonti MS, Ko CY.

J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 1;26(28):4626-33. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.6356. Epub 2008 Jun 23.

PMID:
18574159
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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