TITLE

Editorial

AUTHOR(S)
Schulte, Margaret F.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2009, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the transition of care during the hand-off of the patient from one provider to the next and another on a commentary on the great opportunity for improvement in the quality of care being delivered.
ACCESSION #
37216578

 

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