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Commissioning community health care: missing the point

Commissioning community health care: missing the point Discusses commissioning community health care and the fact that present mechanisms do not enable commissioning to meet the needs of patients requiring community care relevant to their needs. The focus on efficiency, money and simple activity does not take into account the complex nature of community care and the need to take a variety of factors into account if commissioning is to be effective. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management in Medicine Emerald Publishing

Commissioning community health care: missing the point

Journal of Management in Medicine , Volume 9 (1): 3 – Feb 1, 1995

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0268-9235
DOI
10.1108/02689239510080467
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Abstract

Discusses commissioning community health care and the fact that present mechanisms do not enable commissioning to meet the needs of patients requiring community care relevant to their needs. The focus on efficiency, money and simple activity does not take into account the complex nature of community care and the need to take a variety of factors into account if commissioning is to be effective.

Journal

Journal of Management in MedicineEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1995

Keywords: Community nursing; Effectiveness; Health care; Purchasing

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