Journal Articles


Romana Haneef, Marie Delnord, Michel Verna, et. al. Innovative use of data sources: a cross-sectional study of data linkage and artificial intelligence practices across European countries. Archives of Public Health. 2020.


Beuscart, J. B., Genin, M., Dupont, C. Potentially inappropriate medication prescribing is associated with socioeconomic factors: a spatial analysis in the French Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region. Age Ageing. 2017.


Rococo E, Mazouni C, Or Z, Mobillion V, Koon Sun Pat M, Bonastre J. Variation in rates of breast cancer surgery: A national analysis based on French Hospital Episode Statistics. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2016.

Weeks WB, Ventelou B, Or al. Without Explicit Targets, Does France Meet Minimum Volume Thresholds for Hip and Knee Replacement and Bariatric Surgeries? International Journal of Health Policy & Management. 2016.


Lonjon G, Grelat M, Dhenin A, et al. Survey of French spine surgeons reveals significant variability in spine trauma practices in 2013. Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research. 2015.

Mercier G, Georgescu V, Bousquet J. Geographic variation in potentially avoidable hospitalizations in France. Health Affairs (Project Hope) 2015.

Weeks WB, Ventelou B, Paraponaris A. Rates of admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in France in 2009–2010: trends, geographic variation, costs, and an international comparison. The European Journal of Health Economics. 2015.


Weeks WB; Paraponaris A; Ventelou B. (2014) Geographic variation in rates of common surgical procedures in France in 2008-2010, and comparison to the US and Britain. Health Policy. 2014.


Boumendil A, Angus DC, Guitonneau AL, et al. Variability of intensive care admission decisions for the very elderly. PLoS ONE. 2012.


Mousques J, Renaud T, Scemama O, Mousques J, Renaud T, Scemama O. Is the “practice style” hypothesis relevant for general practitioners? An analysis of antibiotics prescription for acute rhinopharyngitis. Social Science & Medicine. 2010.

Or Z, Cases C, Lisac M, Vrangbaek K, Winblad U, Bevan G. Are health problems systemic? Health reforms under Beveridge and Bismarck systems. Health Economics Policy and Law. 2010.


Or Zeynep, Wang Jia., Jamison Dean. International Differences in the Impact of Doctors on Health: A Multilevel Analysis of OECD Countries. Journal of Health Economics. 2015.


Phelip JM, Launoy G, Colonna M, Grosclaude P, Velten M, Danzon A, et al. Regional variations in management of rectal cancer in France. Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique. 2004.


Ecochard R, Rabilloud M, Colin C, Delahaye F, Ducreux C, Cao D, et al. Unjustified variations in patient management for acute myocardial infarction in the Rhone-Alpes region of France. PRIMA Group. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2000.



Atlas of Variations in Medical Practices. Use of Ten Surgical Procedures – Le Bail M and Or Z.  IRDES – Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé.
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