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Measuring the value of health services a purchaser/provider dialogue on price, utilization, and quality : based on an invitational symposium convened by the Hospital Research and Educational Trust, Truman Esmond & Associates, Inc., Midwest Business Group on Health. by

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Published by The Trust, c1986. in Chicago, Ill. (840 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago .
Written in English



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  • Medical care -- United States -- Cost effectiveness -- Congresses.,
  • Medical economics -- United States -- Congresses.

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Bibliography: p. 58.

ContributionsHospital Research and Educational Trust., Truman Esmond & Associates., Midwest Business Group of Health.
LC ClassificationsRA410.A2 M43 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2337772M
ISBN 100879140925
LC Control Number86229116

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