A Sponsorship Dilemma

Stern, Aimee
February 2000
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p26
Trade Publication
Features two health care experts and their views on whether hospitals should consider sponsorship by a drug manufacturer for cholesterol screening and seminars for the community. Debbie Hunter, a director of marketing at the University of Alabama Health Systems in Birmingham; Phyllis M. Fisher, director of public relations at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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