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Patient-Centric: the 21st Century Prescription for Healthcare

White Paper Published By: IBM
IBM
Published:  Feb 08, 2008
Type:  White Paper
Length:  16 pages

Throughout the industrialized world, healthcare systems are in crisis. Aging populations and skyrocketing costs are putting unprecedented financial and organizational pressure on healthcare providers and payers. The result is often a decreasing level of care. In response, fundamental changes are taking place. Patient-centric systems are evolving in which the patient's well-being and the responsibility for good health are defining treatment and operational policies.



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