A framework for designing and implementing community benefit standards.

@article{Longo1997AFF,
  title={A framework for designing and implementing community benefit standards.},
  author={Daniel R. Longo and Robin L. Kruse and Rosemary Kiely},
  journal={Journal of health care finance},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={71-90}
}
Increasingly, health care professionals and the public are asking questions about the role of the hospital in meeting community need including its not-for-profit tax status. This article reviews the community benefit literature, provides a framework for understanding how a hospital community benefit program was developed, and delineates through a structured… CONTINUE READING