Management control in a publicly planned health system: a case study from Finland.

@article{Saltman1987ManagementCI,
  title={Management control in a publicly planned health system: a case study from Finland.},
  author={Richard B. Saltman},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={1987},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={283-98}
}
Implementing improved management control systems has become a high priority within publicly planned health care systems in recent years. This article explores present management control practices and dilemmas within the Finnish health care system. Based upon an intensive case study of one central hospital district, the article analyzes current intra-institutional and cross-institutional management efforts. Subsequently it evaluates implications from the study's findings for both the Finnish and… CONTINUE READING

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