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Alternative Approaches to Health Care

Alternative Approaches to Health Care This article explores alternative medicine choices within thecontext of the purchaserprovider separation. The changes that drawattention to the desires of patients may require managers to rethinktheir contracting process. The problems relating to alternative medicinechoice are discussed and include the resistance of the medicalprofession, the lack of hard scientific evidence of benefit, theacceptability of some alternative medicine practices, the perceivedacceptance of alternative medicine, should it become an integralcomponent of service provision and the issue of management control. Theresponse to alternative medicine in other European countries is brieflymentioned. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management in Medicine Emerald Publishing

Alternative Approaches to Health Care

Journal of Management in Medicine , Volume 5 (4): 7 – Apr 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-9235
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001319
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Abstract

This article explores alternative medicine choices within thecontext of the purchaserprovider separation. The changes that drawattention to the desires of patients may require managers to rethinktheir contracting process. The problems relating to alternative medicinechoice are discussed and include the resistance of the medicalprofession, the lack of hard scientific evidence of benefit, theacceptability of some alternative medicine practices, the perceivedacceptance of alternative medicine, should it become an integralcomponent of service provision and the issue of management control. Theresponse to alternative medicine in other European countries is brieflymentioned.

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Journal of Management in MedicineEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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