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Creating a total quality health care environment

Milakovich Michael E.
Health Care Management Review: April 1991
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Until recently, health professionals lacked incentives to integrate internal management processes, depending instead on external quality assurance and regulatory standards. Competitive markets and increased regulatory pressures now encourage managers to reorient systems from a cost-driven reimbursement approach to the implementation of Total Quality Care as a management strategy.

© 1991 Aspen Publishers, Inc.