Health Care's Sam Walton?

Bille, Todd J.
August 2011
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2011, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
A letter to the editor is presented which refers to the June 2011 article by Mary Grayson, "Health Care is not Walmart," and comments on Walmart's success as a retailer under the leadership of Sam Walton.


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