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Measuring cost efficiency in the Nordic Hospitals—a cross-sectional comparison of public hospitals in 2002

  • Miika Linna


  • Unto Häkkinen
  • Mikko Peltola
  • Jon Magnussen
  • Kjartan Anthun
  • Sverre Kittelsen
  • Annette Roed
  • Kim Olsen
  • Emma Medin
  • Clas Rehnberg

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Health Care Management Science.

Volume (Year): 13 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 346-357

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Handle: RePEc:kap:hcarem:v:13:y:2010:i:4:p:346-357
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