Influencing Decisions of Value in Health: A Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type: Correspondence

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1 Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

2 NHS Confederation, London, UK

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We are delighted to have received three responses to our recent paper ‘contextual factors influencing cost and quality decisions in health and care’1 and would like to revisit a few of the many interesting points raised... (Read more...)

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