TITLE

Report says physicians, hospitals locked in 'medical arms race.'

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a Center for Studying Health System Change report discussing the impact of deteriorating relations between hospitals and physicians on healthcare objectives in the U.S. Services once performed only in hospitals migrate to physician-owned specialty hospitals, free-standing ambulatory surgery centers and physicians' offices. The estrangement is impeding the adoption of information technology, the implementation of pay-for-performance programs and care for the uninsured.
ACCESSION #
23789374

 

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