Doody, Michael F.
March 1986
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Mar1986, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the need for cooperative efforts among business executives to lower health costs. Examples that illustrate how the mindset of healthcare executives differs from other business executives; Reason why executives have begun to address the problem concerning healthcare costs.


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