Journal article information
- Journal of publication: Journal of Health Services Research and Policy
- Journal authors: Dr Richard Lewis and Professor Judith Smith
- Volume: 14
- Issue: 1
- Page range: 44–51
The authors suggest that purchasers of care should develop three new sets of skills and activities if they are to be effective: the identification of need and shaping of demand; shaping the structure of supply; and holding the market to account.