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Managing Strategic Outsourcing in the Healthcare Industry

Published on Jul 1, 2001in Journal of Healthcare Management0.847
· DOI :10.1097/00115514-200107000-00007
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARYHospitals and healthcare systems are facing increased financial difficulties because of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and managed care. As a result, healthcare executives face the challenge of reducing costs while maintaining quality patient care. One of the strategic tools health
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