What business can do to cut health-care costs

Wagner, John F.
June 1982
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Summer82, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
Discusses solutions to the problems on higher heath-care costs. Its impact on industrial operations; Reason for the increase in health- care costs; Effective cost containment measures for health-care; Advice on proactive management.


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