TITLE

Accept vendor dinner?

AUTHOR(S)
Thrall, Terese Hudson
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2006, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of several U.S. health care company executives on ethics in purchasing information technology. Agnesian HealthCare CEO Bob Fale states that he would not accept invitations from vendor. It is important that hospitals set guidelines on how they will operate. Hence, such invitation may affect the objectivity of the selection of technology to be purchased.
ACCESSION #
20248813

 

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