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1.

What would be the effect of referral to high-volume hospitals in a largely rural state?

Ward MM, Jaana M, Wakefield DS, Ohsfeldt RL, Schneider JE, Miller T, Lei Y.

J Rural Health. 2004 Fall;20(4):344-54.

PMID:
15551851
2.

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
3.

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
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Volume standards for high-risk surgical procedures: potential benefits of the Leapfrog initiative.

Birkmeyer JD, Finlayson EV, Birkmeyer CM.

Surgery. 2001 Sep;130(3):415-22.

PMID:
11562662
5.

Assuring rural hospital patient safety: what should be the priorities?

Coburn AF, Wakefield M, Casey M, Moscovice I, Payne S, Loux S.

J Rural Health. 2004 Fall;20(4):314-26. Review.

PMID:
15551848
6.

The Leapfrog Initiative: a potential threat to surgical education.

Barone JE, Tucker JB, Bull SM.

Curr Surg. 2003 Mar-Apr;60(2):218-21.

PMID:
14972300
7.

Rural hospital inpatient surgical volume: cutting-edge service or operating on the margin?

Williamson HA Jr, Hart LG, Pirani MJ, Rosenblatt RA.

J Rural Health. 1994 Winter;10(1):16-25. Review.

PMID:
10132999
8.

Do hospitals and surgeons with higher coronary artery bypass graft surgery volumes still have lower risk-adjusted mortality rates?

Hannan EL, Wu C, Ryan TJ, Bennett E, Culliford AT, Gold JP, Hartman A, Isom OW, Jones RH, McNeil B, Rose EA, Subramanian VA.

Circulation. 2003 Aug 19;108(7):795-801. Epub 2003 Jul 28.

9.

Intensive care unit utilization and interhospital transfers as potential indicators of rural hospital quality.

Wakefield DS, Ward M, Miller T, Ohsfeldt R, Jaana M, Lei Y, Tracy R, Schneider J.

J Rural Health. 2004 Fall;20(4):394-400.

PMID:
15551857
10.

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
11.

Is the impact of hospital and surgeon volumes on the in-hospital mortality rate for coronary artery bypass graft surgery limited to patients at high risk?

Wu C, Hannan EL, Ryan TJ, Bennett E, Culliford AT, Gold JP, Isom OW, Jones RH, McNeil B, Rose EA, Subramanian VA.

Circulation. 2004 Aug 17;110(7):784-9. Epub 2004 Aug 9.

12.

Rural hospitals and volume standards in surgery.

Dimick JB, Finlayson SR.

Surgery. 2006 Sep;140(3):367-71.

PMID:
16934597
13.

Effect of meeting Leapfrog volume thresholds on complication rates following complex surgical procedures.

Allareddy V, Ward MM, Allareddy V, Konety BR.

Ann Surg. 2010 Feb;251(2):377-83. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181cb853f.

PMID:
20054271
14.

Improving surgical outcomes through adoption of evidence-based process measures: intervention specific or associated with overall hospital quality?

Brooke BS, Meguid RA, Makary MA, Perler BA, Pronovost PJ, Pawlik TM.

Surgery. 2010 Apr;147(4):481-90. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2009.10.037. Epub 2009 Dec 11.

PMID:
20004443
15.

Measure what matters: institutional outcome data are superior to the use of surrogate markers to define "center of excellence" for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Goshima KR, Mills JL Sr, Awari K, Pike SL, Hughes JD.

Ann Vasc Surg. 2008 May-Jun;22(3):328-34. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2007.09.013. Epub 2008 Apr 14.

PMID:
18411029
16.

Will volume-based referral strategies reduce costs or just save lives?

Birkmeyer JD, Skinner JS, Wennberg DE.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2002 Sep-Oct;21(5):234-41.

PMID:
12224888
17.

Specificity of procedure volume and in-hospital mortality association.

Allareddy V, Allareddy V, Konety BR.

Ann Surg. 2007 Jul;246(1):135-9.

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Using volume criteria: do California hospitals measure up?

Liu JH, Etzioni DA, O'Connell JB, Maggard MA, Ko CY.

J Surg Res. 2003 Jul;113(1):96-101.

PMID:
12943816
20.

Utilization rates for surgical procedures in rural and urban Canada.

Tepper J, Pollett W, Jin Y, Ellehoj E, Hutten-Czapski P, Schopflocher D, Barrett B, Iglesias S.

Can J Rural Med. 2006 Summer;11(3):195-203.

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