Managed care and patient safety: risks and opportunities.

Published on Jul 1, 2005in The health care manager
· DOI :10.1097/00126450-200507000-00009
Lynn Unruh18
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Nancy Rudner Lugo1
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+ 1 AuthorsJacqueline Fowler Byers6
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Objective:Patient safety practices have primarily focused on providers, such as hospitals and ambulatory or long-term care. Based on the premise that most medical errors and patient safety problems arise from system issues, and that managed care constitutes the largest, most integrated system in hea
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