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ERIC Number: EJ424791
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Financial Pressures Prompt Teaching Hospitals to Cut Costs, Raising Fears about Medical Education and Patient Care.
Grassmuck, Karen
Chronicle of Higher Education, v37 n28 pA27-29 Mar 27 1991
Financial pressures are forcing the closure of some teaching hospitals and retrenchment using such strategies as development of ambulatory care and satellite facilities, merging with or acquiring other hospitals, and shortening patient hospital stays. A table lists revenues and profit margins for the 20 largest university-owned teaching hospitals. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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