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

January 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p71
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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.


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