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Sep052014

ICYMI: Summer 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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