Honesty lacking

Bietz, Duane S.
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/6/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p25
Trade Publication
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Fresenius to appeal $83 million judgment" in the May 27, 2011 issue.


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