Taking steps toward integration

Denis Cortese, Robert Smoldt

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If patients are to be at the center of health care, then providers should work diligently to better organize the delivery system. In this Perspective, two Mayo Clinic leaders provide their views on why it is necessary for physicians and hospitals to set aside their differences and work together for the good of their patients. They cite successful enterprises nationwide that combine hospital and physician control. Many of them have been recognized as examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)w68-w71
JournalHealth Affairs
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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