Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
- Validation of the potentially avoidable hospital readmission rate as a routine indicator of the quality of hospital carePatricia Halfon
Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Med Care 44:972-81. 2006..The hospital readmission rate has been proposed as an important outcome indicator computable from routine statistics. However, most commonly used measures raise conceptual issues...
- New approaches to reimbursement schemes based on patient classification systems and their comparisonAlfio Marazzi
Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Health Serv Manage Res 20:203-10. 2007..However, the payment of a fixed amount per diem (not exceeding the marginal cost) and correcting the reimbursements for exceptional costs substantially reduces the average discrepancy between costs and reimbursements...
- Increase of sudden cardiac deaths in Switzerland during the 2002 FIFA World CupEUGENE KATZ
Int J Cardiol 107:132-3. 2006