TITLE

STAKING A CLAIM ON PATIENT HEALTH

PUB. DATE
November 2017
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/13/2017, Vol. 47 Issue 46, p0025
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on integrated system HealthPartners' efforts to set up community meetings with minority patients to understand the factors preventing them from receiving colonoscopies including the idea of the procedure and personal reasons like work and transportation.
ACCESSION #
126271033

 

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