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  • Date
    2009-02-18
  • Title
    The effects of competition on community-based nursing wages
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Healthcare Policy, Longwoods Publishing
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Zarnett, Coyle, Nauenberg, Doran & Laporte
  • Description
    "In 1997, Ontario implemented a competitive bidding process for purchasing home care services, with the twin objectives of lowering costs and increasing service quality. The authors of this study performed regression analyses to ascertain the relationship between measures of competition, profit status of providers and nursing wages for community-based RNs and LPNs between 1995/1996 and 2000/2001...." (from abstract)
  • Categories
    Nursing Human Resources Management
  • Keywords
    wages, competition, community-based, remuneration
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