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Incentives for cooperation in quality improvement among hospitals--the impact of the reimbursement system

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    Volume (Year): 17 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 6 (December)
    Pages: 701-728

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:17:y:1998:i:6:p:701-728
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