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Interpreting the Volume–Outcome Relationship in the Context of Health Care Quality: Workshop Summary Contents     ABSTRACT   1     INTRODUCTION   1     WHY DOES THE VOLUME–OUTCOME RELATIONSHIP MATTER? WHO CARES AND HOW COULD IT BE USED?   3     HOW IS VOLUME RELATED TO QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE?   4     WHAT ARE THE POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF A VOLUME–OUTCOME RELATIONSHIP?   10     WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?   17     APPENDIXES    A.   Workshop Agenda and Participants,   19  B.   Members of the Committee on Quality of Health Care in America and the National Cancer Policy Board,   23  C.   How is Volume Related to Quality in Health Care? A Systematic Review of the Research Literature? Background paper by Ethan A. Halm, Clara Lee, and Mark R. Chassin,   27  D.   When and How Should Purchasers Seek to Selectively Refer Patients to High-Quality Hospitals? Background paper by R. Adams Dudley, Richard Y. Bae, Kirsten L. Johansen, and Arnold Milstein,   103

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