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Doctors and managers: Clear strategy is needed, as Turkish experience shows

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7400.1214-b (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1214
  1. Seval Akgün, professor of public health (sevala@baskent-ank.edu.tr),
  2. Guillermo Herrera, guest researcher
  1. Public Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey

    EDITOR—Doctors and managers share a common goal: patients' health. Doctors focus on patients' ultimate wellness regardless of cost. Managers focus on systems securing patients' access to health considering limited resources. These …

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