health-care commissioning

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Identifying services required to meet population health-care needs and obtaining such services from an appropriate service provider via allocation of resources and contracting arrangements. Commissioners monitor the quality of commissioned services, including adherence to any appropriate national standards. Most NHS commissioning is undertaken by primary care trusts or specialized commissioning groups.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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