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Governance and the functions of boards

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  • Pettersen, Inger Johanne
  • Nyland, Kari
  • Kaarboe, Katarina
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    This paper describes the implementation of hospital governance under the Norwegian hospital reforms 2001–2008.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 107 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 269-275

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:107:y:2012:i:2:p:269-275

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    Keywords: Hospitals; Management reforms; Implementation; Governance;

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