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Friday
Sep052014

ICYMI: Must-Reads About Cesarean Rates and Reporting

 





 


In case you missed them, here are some of the best articles about c-section rates from the last few months.


 


Reducing the C-section Rate (CDC Expert Commentary by Wanda D. Barfield, MD, MPH)


August 25, 2014 - CDC


http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/830154


 


VIDEO: An Unnecessary Cut?


July 23, 2014 - The New Yorker


http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/video-unnecessary-cut


 


The Cesarean-Industrial Complex


August 13, 2014 - The Atlantic


http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/09/the-cesarean-industrial-complex/375077/


 


Better Measurement of Maternity Care Quality


August 12, 2014 - Health Affairs Blog


http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2014/08/12/better-measurement-of-maternity-care-quality/


 


Change Healthcare HCTI: Facility Costs, Not Professional Fees, Account for Widely Varying Prices


August 04, 2014 – Change Healthcare


http://www.changehealthcare.com/resources (No direct link- scroll down for headline)


 


Study: Wide hospital quality gap on maternity care


August 27, 2014 - Fosters.com


http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140827/GJLIFESTYLES/140809539/0/SEARCH


 


 


Learn more about obstetric reporting, cesarean rates and procedure utilization trends in the Maternity Data Reports section.

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