TITLE

PEOPLE & OPINIONS. Purchasing in the post- healthcare reform era

AUTHOR(S)
O'Meara, Kristian
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Oct2011, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's view that, in light of the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, value-based purchasing strategies can be applied that will control cost and improve outcomes. Healthcare purchasing teams should use a high-definition approach to decision making that incorporates technology, expertise, and process.
ACCESSION #
66688933

 

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