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Combined impact of future trends on healthcare utilisation of older people: A Delphi study


  • Ravensbergen, W.M.
  • Drewes, Y.M.
  • Hilderink, H.B.M.
  • Verschuuren, M.
  • Gussekloo, J.
  • Vonk, R.A.A.


To explore the combined effect of trends in older people on their future healthcare utilisation.

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  • Ravensbergen, W.M. & Drewes, Y.M. & Hilderink, H.B.M. & Verschuuren, M. & Gussekloo, J. & Vonk, R.A.A., 2019. "Combined impact of future trends on healthcare utilisation of older people: A Delphi study," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 123(10), pages 947-954.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:123:y:2019:i:10:p:947-954
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.07.002

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    1. Jason Shafrin’s journal round-up for 7th October 2019
      by Jason Shafrin in The Academic Health Economists' Blog on 2019-10-07 11:00:35
    2. Journal Round-up at the Academic Health Economists’ Blog
      by Jason Shafrin in Healthcare Economist on 2019-10-07 22:13:05


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