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Health & work productivity

making the business case for quality health care

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health -- Social aspects.,
  • Social medicine.,
  • Industrial hygiene.,
  • Labor productivity.,
  • Cost of Illness -- Congresses.,
  • Occupational Health -- Congresses.,
  • Efficiency, Organizational -- economics -- Congresses.,
  • Employer Health Costs -- Congresses.,
  • Health Benefit Plans, Employee -- economics -- Congresses.,
  • Health Policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesHealth and work productivity
    StatementRonald C. Kessler and Paul E. Stang, editors.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesThe John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on mental health and development
    ContributionsKessler, Ronald C., Stang, Paul E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC963 .H43 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3408681M
    ISBN 100226432122
    LC Control Number2005024583

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