From contracts to service agreements: what can be learned from total purchasing?

@article{Robison1998FromCT,
  title={From contracts to service agreements: what can be learned from total purchasing?},
  author={Judy Robison},
  journal={Journal of management in medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={370-7, 321-2}
}
  • Judy Robison
  • Published 1998 in Journal of management in medicine
Total purchasing is an experimental extension of GP fundholding through which GP practices can purchase community, secondary and tertiary services not included in standard fundholding budgets, for their registered patient populations. The paper presents selected findings from a study of contracting by TPPs during the first year of purchasing, concentrating on the perceived relationship between aspects of the contracting process and the achievement of TPP's strategic objectives. These findings… CONTINUE READING

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