Cost containment in health care: a model for management research.

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Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but it has not been addressed from a comprehensive management perspective. To fill this gap, we have developed an inclusive model of the cost containment process. The model has implications for management research in several areas: cost containment baselines, incentive systems, organization… (More)

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@article{Smith1981CostCI, title={Cost containment in health care: a model for management research.}, author={Howard Smith and Myron D. Fottler and Bror Saxberg}, journal={Academy of management review. Academy of Management}, year={1981}, volume={6 3}, pages={397-407} }