December 1992
Volume 73, Number 10

A Catholic Health Association study analyzes correlations between Catholic hospitals' financial stress and the community's ethnic and racial composition.

Daughters of Charity National Health System-East Central Region commits to improving utilization of scarce resources.

The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research fosters the development of evidence-based guidelines that are valid, clinically applicable, and flexible.

A rural hospital reduces length of stay through policy revisions and provider education.

A wellness-based model keeps residents at a continuing care retirement commuinity active, healthy, and out of nursing homes.

Planetree, a consumer health organization based in San Francisco, empowers patients to achieve better outcomes.