The Quality Revolution and Health Care: A Primer for Purchasers and Providers
A health care system, radically altered through the skillful application of process quality control, can save the nation billions of dollars a year in health care costs. To health care purchasers, this can mean significant quality and cost improvements. This book shows readers how to receive the maximum value from their health care purchasing decisions.
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