Jack Wennberg: unwarranted variations in medical practice; lessons from the USA

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Dr Jack Wennberg, founder and director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and founding editor of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, gives his perspective on the challenges faced by the health system in England in reducing unwarranted variation.

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ROSEMARY JILL BARR

Position
Lecturer,
Organisation
Coventry University
Comment date
22 May 2017
A useful resource to open up debates concerning quality improvement in UK after the emergence of the Dartmouth Atlas in UK.
Reminds me of the start of public health where practitioners start to look 'outside the box'.
Medical preferences seem to be key in the variation debates.

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