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Contents INTRODUCI ION Committee Charge, 2 Purposes and Elements of He Effectiveness Initiative, 2 THE WORKSHOP Background and Conduct, 4 Homework Exercise, 4 HCFA Data, 5 Premises of He Clinical Workshop, ~ CRITICAL FACTORS IN THE DISCUSSION OF CLINICAL CONDITIONS RECOMMENDED CLINICAL CONDITIONS FOR`THE EFFECTIVENESS INITIATIVE ............. First Tier, 12 Acute Myocardial Infarction, 14 Angina, 14 Breast Cancer, 15 Congestive Heart Failure, 15 Hip Fracture, 16 Second Tier, 16 v . 10 - . .12

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