Proving that less is more: linking resources to outcomes.

@article{Ebener1996ProvingTL,
  title={Proving that less is more: linking resources to outcomes.},
  author={Michael Ebener and Kathleen Baugh and Nancy Mansheim Formella},
  journal={Journal of nursing care quality},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
Advocates of inpatient managed care employing clinical pathways are confident that this patient management strategy reduces cost while promoting optimal patient outcomes. Other health care professionals are concerned that cost reductions place patients at higher risk for adverse health events. Research is needed to demonstrate the true impact of cost-containment strategies on clinical outcomes. The article describes a study in progress comparing patients conventionally managed by their… CONTINUE READING

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