Competition and Community: Key, Evolving Issues That Require Careful Consideration

Muscalus, Robert S.
December 2008
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p25
The author reflects on the difference between the services rendered by two health care service companies PeaceHealth and Intermountain Healthcare. The author provided an overview about the services offered by PeaceHealth and Intermountain Healthcare. The author also notes that disease management programs are necessary and should be maintained.


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