Improving Practice

The Clinician's Role

Published in: British Journal of Surgery, v. 79, July 1992, p. 606-607

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1992

by Robert H. Brook

Based on RAND's research in the appropriateness area as well as on the Health Insurance Experiment, this article concludes that making health care reform meaningful will require changes at a clinical level. In particular, it urges physicians to try to improve the appropriateness and quality of their care no matter under which system of financial reward they work.

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