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Does competition between hospitals improve clinical quality?: a review of evidence from two eras of competition in the English NHS

Bevan, Gwyn and Skellern, Matthew (2011) Does competition between hospitals improve clinical quality?: a review of evidence from two eras of competition in the English NHS. BMC, 343 (oct07 ). d6470-d6470. ISSN 0959-8138

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Abstract

Gwyn Bevan and Matthew Skellern review evidence on the effects of hospital competition on quality of care within the English NHS and question whether they support government proposals to extend competition.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.bmj.com/
Additional Information: © 2011 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I11 - Analysis of Health Care Markets
Sets: Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR)
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
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Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2011 16:43
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/40065/

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