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Helen Levy

Levy's work cited in story on balancing coordination and competition in health care reform

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Benefits and Trade-offs: Coordination vs. Competition in Health Care" - ElderBranch. 09/17/2013.

This piece looks at Helen Levy and Katherine Baicker's NEJM paper on how to best increase the value and effectiveness of health care delivery in the U.S. Specifically, the paper looks at how to balance coordination efforts (records management, follow-up procedures, managed care practices) and marketplace competition to keep service quality high and expenses low.

Researcher:

Helen Levy

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