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Title: Hospital financial performance in the United States of America: a follow- up study
Authors: Younis, M.Z.
Younies, H.Z.
Okojie, F.
Issue Date: 2006
Language: English
Abstract: To clarify and validate the factors that influence hospital profitability in the United States of America, we used a cross- sectional design to examine data for 1998. Several changes and government regulations introduced in the early 1990s influenced hospital performance. We included those variables to give a better understanding of the hospital payment system. Among the explanatory variables geographic location, competition, hospital size and occupancy rate were identified as the main considered, contributors to hospital profitability
Description: 670-678
Keywords: Hospital Costs
Quality Indicators, Health Care
Economics, Hospital
Follow-Up Studies
Subject: Financial Management, Hospital
ISSN: 1020-3397
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