TITLE

Head Above Water

AUTHOR(S)
Runy, Lee Ann
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2003, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a survey on the community health care programs of hospitals in the U.S. Factors that limit the ability of hospitals to make community health activities; Reasons of hospitals for continued involvement in community service; Strategies used by hospitals to fund community initiatives.
ACCESSION #
8904884

 

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