Changing Provider Behavior

Applying Research on Outcomes and Effectiveness in Health Care

Published in: Improving Health Policy and Management: Nine Critical Research Issues for the 1990s, Shortell S. M., Reinhardt U. E., eds. (Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1992)

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1991

by Brian Mittman, Albert L. Siu

Deals with the problem of changing clinical practice and points out that guidelines are being developed, but that there are many barriers to these guidelines actually affecting practice.

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