- The controversial, uncertain future of the healthcare 'consumer'—and why it matters http://ow.ly/M1cb6
The controversial, uncertain future of the healthcare 'consumer'—and why...
In the first of a two-part series, Healthcare Dive looks at the impact of consumerism on providers and asks the question: What do patients want?
- The problem with satisfied patients
The Problem With Satisfied Patients
A misguided attempt to improve healthcare has led some hospitals to focus on making people happy, rather than making them well.
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