Title

Health Services Research Evolution and Applications

Publication Date

2014

Journal Title

Hand Clin

Abstract

Health services research (HSR) is broadly focused on characterizing and improving the access, quality, delivery, and cost of health care. HSR is a multidisciplinary field, engaging experts in clinical medicine and surgery, policy, economics, implementation science, statistic, psychology, and education to improve the care of patients across all specialties. This article summarizes the evolution and distinctive attributes of HSR and present several real-world applications.

Volume Number

30

Issue Number

3

Pages

259-68

Document Type

Article

EPub Date

2014/07/30

Status

Faculty

Facility

School of Medicine

Primary Department

Orthopedic Surgery

PMID

25066845

DOI

10.1016/j.hcl.2014.05.004