TITLE

CA lawsuit could have wide effects

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the case filed against the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to the treatment and discharge of homeless people by hospitals in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
31476059

 

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