TITLE

THE VALUE OF BENCHMARKING

AUTHOR(S)
Solovy, Alden
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2003, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the value of benchmarking to hospital administration in the U.S. Expansion of quality healthcare initiative for hospital patients; Limitation of online services; Improvement of benchmarking in hospital IT.
ACCESSION #
11425281

 

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