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Switzerland

Journal Articles

2016

Luta X, Panczak R, Maessen M, Egger M, Goodman DC, Zwahlen M, Stuck AE, Clough-Gorr K. (2016) Dying among older adults in Switzerland: who dies in hospital, who dies in a nursing home? BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Sep 23;15(1):83.

Panczak R, Luta X, Maessen M, Stuck AE, Berlin C, Schmidlin K, et al. Regional Variation of Cost of Care in the Last 12 Months of Life in Switzerland: Small-Area Analysis Using Insurance Claims Data. Med Care. 2016

2014

Berlin C, Busato A, Rosemann T, Djalali S, Maessen M. Avoidable hospitalizations in Switzerland: a small area analysis on regional variation, density of physicians, hospital supply and rurality. BMC Health Services Research 2014;14:289.

2013

Abel T, Hofmann K, Schori D. Social and regional variations in health status and health behaviours among Swiss young adults. Swiss Med Wkly. 2013 Dec 20;143:w13901.

2012

Camenzind PA. Explaining regional variations in health care utilization between Swiss cantons using panel econometric models. BMC Health Services Research 2012;12:62.

Reich O, Weins C, Schusterschitz C, Thoni M. Exploring the disparities of regional health care expenditures in Switzerland: some empirical evidence. European Journal of Health Economics 2012;13:193-202.

2010

Busato A, Matter P, Künzi B, Goodman DC. 2010. Supply sensitive services in Swiss ambulatory care: an analysis of basic health insurance records for 2003-2007. BMC health services research 10:315.

Ess S, Savidan A, Frick H, Rageth C, Vlastos G, Lutolf U, et al. Geographic variation in breast cancer care in Switzerland. Cancer Epidemiol 2010 Apr;34(2):116-21.

2009

Busato A, Matter P, Künzi B. 2009. Factors related to treatment intensity in Swiss primary care. BMC health services research 9:49.

Widmer M, Matter P, Staub L, Schoeni-Affolter F, Busato A. Regional variation in orthopedic surgery in Switzerland. Health & Place 2009 Sep;15(3):761-8.

2008

Busato A, Kunzi B, Busato A, Kunzi B. Primary care physician supply and other key determinants of health care utilisation: the case of Switzerland. BMC Health Services Research 2008;8:8.

2006

Matter-Walstra K, Widmer M, Busato A. 2006. Analysis of patient flows for orthopedic procedures using small area analysis in Switzerland. BMC health services research 6:119.

2005

Luthi J-C, McClellan WM, Flanders WD, Pitts SR, Burnand B. Variations in the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction among Swiss university hospitals. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2005;17:229-34.

Tempest, V., Higgs, G., McDonald, K., Iredale, R., Bater, T., & Gray, J. (2005). A pilot study of spatial patterns in referrals to a multicentre cancer genetics service. Community Genetics, 8(2), 73-79.

 

Websites

The Swiss Health Observatory (OBSAN)

http://www.obsan.admin.ch/de/indikatoren

 

Reports

Busato A, Kunzi B, Busato A, Kunzi B. Primary care physician supply and other key determinants of health care utilisation: the case of Switzerland. BMC Health Services Research 2008;8:8.

Busato A, Matter P, Künzi B. 2009. Factors related to treatment intensity in Swiss primary care. BMC health services research 9:49.

Busato A, Matter P, Künzi B, Goodman DC. 2010. Supply sensitive services in Swiss ambulatory care: an analysis of basic health insurance records for 2003-2007. BMC health services research 10:315.

Ess S, Savidan A, Frick H, Rageth C, Vlastos G, Lutolf U, et al. Geographic variation in breast cancer care in Switzerland. Cancer Epidemiol 2010 Apr;34(2):116-21.

Matter-Walstra K, Widmer M, Busato A. 2006. Analysis of patient flows for orthopedic procedures using small area analysis in Switzerland. BMC health services research 6:119.

Tempest, V., Higgs, G., McDonald, K., Iredale, R., Bater, T., & Gray, J. (2005). A pilot study of spatial patterns in referrals to a multicentre cancer genetics service. Community Genetics, 8(2), 73-79.

Widmer M, Matter P, Staub L, Schoeni-Affolter F, Busato A, Widmer M, et al. Regional variation in orthopedic surgery in Switzerland. Health & Place 2009 Sep;15(3):761-8.