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Hospital-Led Interventions Associated with Significant Reduction in Cesarean Rate

  • January 26, 2017

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) posted on it’s website about their new study supported by CRICO. Led by BIDMC clinician-researchers, the study measured the impact of quality improvement efforts. 


Researchers found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were associated with a significant reduction in the hospital’s Cesarean delivery rate.

 

Press Release Citation

Hospital-Led Interventions Associated with Significant Reduction in Cesarean Rate. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. January 26, 2017.  

 

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