TITLE

Saluting courage

AUTHOR(S)
Sigmond, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on the need for the healthcare leadership in the U.S. to recognize that nonprofit and other community hospitals can respond to the national fiscal crisis by Howard Berman and Bruce McPherson in the August 15, 2011 issue.
ACCESSION #
65433866

 

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