Greene, Jan
January 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p65
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advantages of compromise between hospitals and orthopedic surgeons. Their relationship has been affected by the efforts of Medicare to control the costs of surgical procedures in the U.S. Hospitals need to better understand their doctors' needs, while surgeons need to realize they can only get the high-quality operating room staff and efficiency they require if their acute care hospital remains financially viable. INSETS: Something in Common;The Next Big Leap.


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