TITLE

Transition to accountable care brings major risks

PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that a new white paper has stated that the healthcare industry’s transition to accountable care will bring major risks that many organizations have yet to fully identify and manage.
ACCESSION #
83735003

 

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