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


VIDEO: An Unnecessary Cut?

July 23, 2014 - The New Yorker


The Cesarean-Industrial Complex

August 13, 2014 - The Atlantic


Better Measurement of Maternity Care Quality

August 12, 2014 - Health Affairs Blog


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

August 04, 2014 – Change Healthcare (No direct link- scroll down for headline)


Study: Wide hospital quality gap on maternity care

August 27, 2014 -



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