The Strategies and Environments of America"s Small, Rural Hospitals A Report on a Study Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts

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  • organization & administration,
  • United States,
  • Medical,
  • Case studies,
  • Hospital Administration,
  • Community Health Services,
  • Hospitals, Rural,
  • Rural hospitals

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ContributionsJohn W. Seavey (Editor), David E. Berry (Editor), Richard J. Bogue (Editor)
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Number of Pages323
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Open LibraryOL8375267M
ISBN 100872586235
ISBN 109780872586239

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