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"Mind the gap!" Evaluation of the performance gap attributable to exception reporting and target thresholds in the new GMS contract: National database analysis

By Robert Fleetcroft, Nicholas Steel, Richard Cookson and Amanda Howe
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BioMed Central
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