TITLE

Why Integrated Health Networks Have Failed

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Leonard; Goes, Jim
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2001, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the rationale behind the failure of integrated health networks. Doubts on the value of the integration revolution; Competency of health services on information technology; Inefficacy of managing the supply chain.
ACCESSION #
4986410

 

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