How do urban organized health care delivery systems link with rural providers? Academic Article uri icon


  • Organized delivery systems are becoming an increasingly important component of urban health care markets and are expanding their influence in rural areas as well. They also are developing new linkages with rural providers. This article, based on the experiences of 20 diverse organizations, identifies and describes the strategies being used by urban systems to redefine linkages with rural hospitals and, particularly, physicians.

published proceedings

  • Health Care Manage Rev

author list (cited authors)

  • Christianson, J. B., Wellever, A., Radcliff, T., & Knutson, D. J.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Christianson, JB||Wellever, A||Radcliff, T||Knutson, DJ

publication date

  • July 2000