New PHO (physician hospital organization) concept eliminates middleman.
- Published Article
Computers in healthcare
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 1992
Four Denver-area hospitals are adding a new twist to the physician hospital organization concept, banding together to form "The Healthcare Initiative." This new coalition provides these independent institutions with the cost-containment and physician-control benefits of PHOs, while allowing a wider geographical service area. Such arrangements, however, require special information systems planning.
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