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Outpatient Care Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny

Even the most ardent proponents of outpatient care say its pace of growth may slow, depending on a community's need for integrated care and specific demand for multidisciplinary approaches.

1 comments on "Outpatient Care Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny"
bob (2/3/2012 at 2:22 PM)

The key to continuous growth of ambulatory services at hospitals is not so much in ambulatory surgery and other specific services, but rather in incorporating a multi-disciplinary group practice as an integral part of the hospital, as proposed by the Committee on the Cost of Medical Care back in the 1930's.