Wennberg International Collaborative Fall Research Meeting 2017 (Oxford)

September 11-13, 2017  |   Oxford, UK

Event Details


September 11-13, 2017


Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK

Conference Reception & Dinner

Reception on Monday, September 11, 2017

Dinner on Tuesday, September 12, 2017


The Fall Reserach Meeting is convened by invitation and the WIC prioritizes attendance for early investigators and those from countries where the study of health care variation is less developed. To inquire about registration, please email: Wennberg.Collaboratve@Dartmouth.edu

Conference Materials

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Mark Adams (Switzerland)
Regional Practice and Outcome Differences Between Two Neonatal Networks

Mark Adams (Switzerland)
Intensity of perinatal care in Switzerland: Does it affect outcome?

Sanghyun Cho (Republic of Korea)
Regional Practice Variation in Diabetic care: A Perspective of Care Quality

Dan Culica (USA)
Utilizing Payment Reform to Reduce Unwarranted Variation in Medicaid Managed Care Program

Cecilie Daugaard (Denmark)
Unwarranted socioeconomic variation in access to palliative care in a tax-financed health care system: Drug reimbursement due to terminal illness in Denmark

Marina Davoli (Italy)
Overuse and Underuse of Follow-Up Tests After Breast Cancer Surgery: Exploring Variation within the Lazio Region, Italy

Jostein Grytten (Norway)
Does the use of diagnostic technology reduce fetal mortality?

Catherine Gerard (New Zealand)
Reducing unwarranted variation in New Zealand

Dougal Hargreaves (UK)
How Much Variation in Paediatric Epilepsy Admission Rates in England Can Be Explained by Variation in Unit-Level Performance in The National Clinical Audit (Epilepsy12)?

Ilir Hoxha (Kosovo)
Caesarean sections and private insurance: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Brendon Kearney (Australia)
Healthcare Variation in Oncology: A Snapshot of Linked Data Research in Australia

Hyun Joo Kim (Republic of Korea)
Regional Variation Of Mortality Within 1 Year After Acute Myocardial Infarction And Factors Affecting Mortality

Pia Kristensen (Denmark)
Is high quality of care associated with higher costs

Daniel Lungu (Italy)
Managing waiting times and avoidable variations in elective surgery: the case of Tuscany Region

Sabina Nuti (Italy)
Measuring Avoidable Variation Following the Patient Care Path: The Italian Experience

Frank Olsen (Norway)
Relation between morbidity and intervention for coronary heart disease

Milo Puhan (Switzerland)
Quantitative Benefit Harm Assessment to Explore Preference Sensitive Treatment Decisions

Gert Westert (The Netherlands)
Timetrends in Medical Practice Variation and the Influence of Public Reporting


The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

The London School of Economics & Political Science


Poster Design: Hutchins Media – info@hutchensmedia.com (C) 2017

Photography: Richard Budd – www.RichardBudd.co.uk (C) 2017