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Health Serv Res. 1975 Winter; 10(4): 349–368.
PMCID: PMC1071874

Classification of community hospitals.


This articles describes the methodology, results, and potential applications of a study conducted by the authors to classify the nation's community hospitals. The classification system is offered as a preferable alternative to the system presently used by the Social Security Administration to implement Section 223 of the Social Security Amendments of 1972 (P.L. 92-603).

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  • Sokal RR. Classification: purposes, principles, progress, prospects. Science. 1974 Sep 27;185(4157):1115–1123. [PubMed]
  • GILMOUR JSL. The development of taxonomic theory since 1851. Nature. 1951 Sep 8;168(4271):400–402. [PubMed]

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