Title: A health services research approach to compare patient benefits and healthcare costs for end-stage renal disease in Switzerland
Authors : Eichler, Klaus
Früh, Michael
Hess, Sascha
Brügger, Urs
Reich, Oliver
Conference details: 2nd Symposium Health Services Research SAMW, Bern, 6. November 2013
Issue Date: 2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: No review
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 362: Health and social services
Abstract: There is high variability in dialysis service patterns between countries, concerning the share of hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. In Switzerland the share of PD is 7% and relatively low, compared to other developed countries. Health Services Research may contribute to a better understanding of the current pattern of dialysis services in Switzerland combining up-to-date evidence of effectiveness with routine Swiss health economic data.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Winterthur Institute of Health Economics (WIG)
Publication type: Conference Poster
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16251
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