Leaders in Transparency

Umbdenstock, Rich
May 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2009, Vol. 83 Issue 5, special section p14
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The article offers a look at the efforts of hospitals to lead the initiatives toward greater transparency in medical care in the U.S. The benefits of transparency to health care quality and community health service are explored. Actions taken to promote transparency are described, including an order issued by the government for federal agencies to increase transparency by sharing information on the quality of certain services.


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