Quality Improvement Should Be Healthcare's Essential Business Strategy

Kizer, Kenneth W.
September 2001
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p47
Comments on Donald E. Detmer's article, 'A New Health System and Its Quality Agenda,' which appeared in the fall 2001 issue of the periodical 'Frontiers of Health Services Management.' Need for a fundamental change in the healthcare system of the United States; Three trends that underlie the quality improvement agenda; Increase in healthcare expenditures; Changes in purchaser attitudes and consumer attitudes.


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