TITLE

Good data for good medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Childs, Edwin
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/11/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 28, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rule would allow access to Medicare data for reports on providers," in the June 3, 2011 issue.
ACCESSION #
62950079

 

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