Cover: Building Upon Our Values

Building Upon Our Values

Health Care's Promises to Its Patients and Communities

Published In: Inquiry, v. 39, no. 3, Fall 2002, The McNerney Forum, p. 201-206

Posted on rand.org 2002

by Gail L. Warden

Originally presented as an endowed lecture, this paper outlines the values that have always driven health care management and how those values can be used to confront today's challenges. The challenges are discussed in a way that clearly calls for promises to build upon the values that will improve the health care environment and the obligations that health care managers have to fulfill those promises.

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