Health policies for the reduction of obstetric interventions in singleton full-term births in Catalonia
Review articleOpen access
2018/04/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.01.016
Journal: Health Policy
Highlights•From 2010 to 2014 the rate of obstetric interventions including C-sections remained stable in Catalonia.•High complexity level and low volume of births attended increased the use of C-sections.•Monetary incentives for hospitals failed in decreasing the rate of C-sections.•The non-medicalized deliveries strategy decreased the use of C-sections for a limited time.
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