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Contracting for services in the management of asthma

Simon Dixon

Contracting for services in the management of asthma

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Published by York Health Economics Consortium, University of York in York .
Written in English


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Title from cover.

StatementSimon Dixon.
SeriesCost effective purchasing -- 6
ContributionsHealth Economics Consortium.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22828568M

California Breathing aims to make asthma data accessible and informative to stakeholders and partners working to reduce asthma in California. County Asthma Data Tool County Data Tool - Interactive online tool for viewing information on asthma prevalence, emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths by county.


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