TITLE

Health care officials gather across state to announce alliance

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Gigi
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Corridor Business Journal;7/2/2012, Vol. 8 Issue 49, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the newly created health care alliance known as the University of Iowa Health Alliance in Iowa. It is mentioned that the alliance comprises of four healthcare organizations including Mercy Health Network, Genesis Health System and UI Health Care. Also, the alliances is working to reduce the medical care costs and improve the quality and the number of care services provided at the health care organizations. INSET: University of Iowa Health Alliance initiatives.
ACCESSION #
78364651

 

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