7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement

JACKIE LYONS | December 23, 2013

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With time and resources at a premium, healthcare organizations are increasingly selective about allocation of human and financial capital. There are, however, a select group of initiatives and strategies worthy of C-suite investment.

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