Seven steps to making the health care business case

August 2011
Employee Benefit News;Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p10
The article presents seven steps to achieve an effective health care business case including the identification of the problem, inclusion of financial proof and benchmarking, and the creation of an executive summary.


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