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1.

Surgical mortality as an indicator of hospital quality: the problem with small sample size.

Dimick JB, Welch HG, Birkmeyer JD.

JAMA. 2004 Aug 18;292(7):847-51.

PMID:
15315999
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Most hospitals lack enough procedure volume to spot surgical quality problems.

Rollins G.

Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res. 2004 Sep 17;15(18):7-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
15452944
3.

Hospital procedure volume should not be used as a measure of surgical quality.

LaPar DJ, Kron IL, Jones DR, Stukenborg GJ, Kozower BD.

Ann Surg. 2012 Oct;256(4):606-15. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31826b4be6.

PMID:
22964735
4.

Reliability of risk-adjusted outcomes for profiling hospital surgical quality.

Krell RW, Hozain A, Kao LS, Dimick JB.

JAMA Surg. 2014 May;149(5):467-74. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4249.

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Hospital quality and the cost of inpatient surgery in the United States.

Birkmeyer JD, Gust C, Dimick JB, Birkmeyer NJ, Skinner JS.

Ann Surg. 2012 Jan;255(1):1-5. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182402c17.

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Hospital teaching status and outcomes of complex surgical procedures in the United States.

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

Arch Surg. 2004 Feb;139(2):137-41.

PMID:
14769569
7.

Mortality rate is not a valid indicator of quality differences between pediatric cardiac surgical programs.

Welke KF, Karamlou T, Ungerleider RM, Diggs BS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jan;89(1):139-44; discussion 145-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.08.058.

PMID:
20103224
9.

An attempt to analyze the relation between hospital surgical volume and clinical outcome.

Committee for Scientific Affairs, Kazui T, Osada H, Fujita H.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Dec;55(12):483-92. Epub 2007 Dec 11.

PMID:
18066639
10.

Hospital volume and surgical mortality in the United States.

Birkmeyer JD, Siewers AE, Finlayson EV, Stukel TA, Lucas FL, Batista I, Welch HG, Wennberg DE.

N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 11;346(15):1128-37.

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Small rural hospitals and high-risk operations: how would regionalization affect surgical volume and hospital revenue?

Chappel AR, Zuckerman RS, Finlayson SR.

J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Nov;203(5):599-604. Epub 2006 Sep 27.

PMID:
17084319
12.

The Leapfrog volume criteria may fall short in identifying high-quality surgical centers.

Christian CK, Gustafson ML, Betensky RA, Daley J, Zinner MJ.

Ann Surg. 2003 Oct;238(4):447-55; discussion 455-7.

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Potential benefits of the new Leapfrog standards: effect of process and outcomes measures.

Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB.

Surgery. 2004 Jun;135(6):569-75.

PMID:
15179361
14.

Procedural volume as a marker of quality for CABG surgery.

Peterson ED, Coombs LP, DeLong ER, Haan CK, Ferguson TB.

JAMA. 2004 Jan 14;291(2):195-201.

PMID:
14722145
15.

Impact of hospital volume on operative mortality for major cancer surgery.

Begg CB, Cramer LD, Hoskins WJ, Brennan MF.

JAMA. 1998 Nov 25;280(20):1747-51.

PMID:
9842949
16.

Assessing quality in pediatric surgery--the limited role of appendectomy as the optimal target.

Raval MV, Deans KJ, Rangel SJ, Minneci PC, Nwomeh BC, Kelleher KJ, Moss RL.

J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov;48(11):2313-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.057.

PMID:
24210205
17.

Selective referral to high-volume hospitals: estimating potentially avoidable deaths.

Dudley RA, Johansen KL, Brand R, Rennie DJ, Milstein A.

JAMA. 2000 Mar 1;283(9):1159-66.

PMID:
10703778
18.

Does voluntary reporting bias hospital quality rankings?

Ghaferi AA, Osborne NH, Dimick JB.

J Surg Res. 2010 Jun 15;161(2):190-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2009.07.033. Epub 2009 Aug 22.

PMID:
19932907
19.

Explaining racial disparities in outcomes after cardiac surgery: the role of hospital quality.

Rangrass G, Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB.

JAMA Surg. 2014 Mar;149(3):223-7. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4041.

PMID:
24402245
20.

Does pay-for-performance improve surgical outcomes? An evaluation of phase 2 of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration.

Shih T, Nicholas LH, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2014 Apr;259(4):677-81. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000425.

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