Patient choice: how patients choose and how providers respond – The King’s Fund – 3 June 2010

Posted on June 11, 2010. Filed under: Patient Participation | Tags: |

Patient choice: how patients choose and how providers respond – The King’s Fund – 3 June 2010
Anna Dixon, Ruth Robertson, John Appleby, Peter Burge, Nancy Devlin, Helen Magee
215 pages ISBN: 978 1 85717 596 7

“Summary
The policy of offering patients a choice in where they receive hospital treatment was intended to create competition between providers, encouraging efficiency and responsiveness to patients’ preferences and ultimately to drive up the quality of care. So has the policy met those aims?”

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