New payment system brings extra benefits

Rillstone, Gerald
September 2005
New Zealand Doctor;9/7/2005, p9
Focuses on a payment system developed for a medical center in Wairarapa, New Zealand. Medical staff who were enlisted to help in the development of the payment system; Benefits of the payment system; Total number of patients at the medical center who are included in the scheme.


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