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Are high-quality cardiac surgeons less likely to operate on high-risk patients compared to low-quality surgeons? Evidence from New York State.

Authors
  • Glance, Laurent G
  • Dick, Andrew
  • Mukamel, Dana B
  • Li, Yue
  • Osler, Turner M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health services research
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2008
Volume
43
Issue
1 Pt 1
Pages
300–312
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00753.x
PMID: 18211531
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study suggests that high-risk CABG patients are significantly more likely to receive care from high-quality surgeons compared with lower risk patients.

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